Then again, you know us, we don't do sensible things - and Rangnick is the most sensible of them all.
Arteta is Kroenkes' Willian - they know he's bad, but they're sticking with him in the hope of making a point further down the line...hopefully.
The worry with Arteta is not that we're midtable; even though it of course stings.
The worry is that we'll miss out on genuine managing talent (like Rangnick, or even Tuchel or Rose), only to let Mikel go anyway, but with no worthy alternative available at that time.
Once again we'll be shown...