Arsenal captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang is near signing a brand new contract after holding talks with the membership, supervisor Mikel Arteta mentioned Thursday.
The 31-year-old Aubameyang, who has been Arsenal’s prime scorer for the final two seasons, is out of contract on the finish of the forthcoming season.
“I hold being constructive,” Arteta mentioned. “We had some actually good talks with him and his agent, and I’m fairly assured that we’re going to discover an settlement quickly. That’s my feeling once more.
“I feel he ought to be very pleased he is ready to keep on the membership for a very long time and I feel folks shall be delighted with this information.”
Aubameyang has scored 54 objectives in 85 Premier League video games since becoming a member of from Borussia Dortmund in January 2018.
Talking forward of Saturday’s sport towards Liverpool within the Group Defend — the standard curtain-raiser to the brand new season — Arteta additionally mentioned he’s “fairly constructive” the membership will full the signing of Brazilian middle again Gabriel Magalhães from Lille.
“Relating to Gabriel, we can not announce something but. The deal isn’t finalized,” Arteta mentioned. “You all know he’s a participant that we had been following for a very long time and hopefully we will get him.”
Brazil winger Willian has already joined Arsenal within the offseason after his contract expired at Chelsea.
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