The former Arsenal captain, who made 406 appearances for the Gunners during a nine-year spell in north London, has been touted as a possible successor to Arsene Wenger, who stepped down from his role at the end of the season after 22 years in charge.
With the club having now interviewed all of the main candidates, Arteta has emerged as the firm favourite to succeed Wenger in the past few days.
"With Vieira - and this is only my opinion - yes".
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"So that's why I say - yes, Patrick Vieira is ready to manage Arsenal".
"But I think the new manager, or new coach, will find a great setup with a very healthy club and a great support".
Barcelona was also negotiating with Barcelona ex-coach Luis Enrique.
The 36-year-old is aware of the interest of his former club and is believed to be highly interested by the prospect of starting his managerial career with a top side.
"It will be very hard for me [without Arsenal]", Wenger told Arsenal's website. People might feel that I've betrayed what I've built here. My club is here, my heart is here and will be forever.