Three-time Champions League winner Ancelotti was confirmed as successor to sacked Marco silva on a contract till 2024 shortly before kick-off on Sat, and also the Italian was gift within the directors’ box.
Arteta, who was appointed the Gunners on Fri, was sitting near – however there was very little to excite either man.
Arsenal, underneath interim manager Freddie Ljungberg for the last time, came nighest to marking as gabriel Martinelli shot wide within the half, before Everton keeper Jordan Pickford saved fantastically from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang once the break.
The hosts, LED by caretaker boss Duncan Ferguson for the fourth and final time, seldom troubled Arsenal, though the European yet again showed he wasn’t afraid to require daring selections by subbing a substitute.
This time it had been striker Cenk Tosun, who had come back on early for the livid Alex Iwobi, and he was clearly sad at being replaced by Moise kean.