Arsenal manager, Mikel Arteta has disclosed that he likes the way the contract extension talk between Pierre Aubameyang and the club is going as he is becoming more confident the striker will remain with the club.
Earlier on, Mikel Arteta had disclosed that he was uncertain concerning Aubameyang’s future with the club as the contract renewal talk seems not to be going as expected and that he hope crucial wins like the Manchester City game will convince Aubameyang to stay.
Aubameyang was a major leader in the game against Manchester City as he found the back of the net twice to fire Gunners to the final where they will battle Chelsea for the FA cup trophy.
Taking a total turn of speech, Mikel Arteta told Skysports reporters that he is very confident Aubameyang will remain with the club despite not yet knowing any exact date for a negotiation deadline.Embed from Getty Images
Arteta went on to share he is sure Aubameyang is sure in England and relates well with Arsenal fans as he also is loves football in England.
“I don’t know, to put a date right now is very difficult,” said Arteta when asked about a deadline for negotiations.
“I like the way the conversations are going, I like what I’m hearing. I’m sure for both parties, the quicker we can do it, the better for everyone.
“I am confident he will extend his stay.”Embed from Getty Images
Arteta continued when asked what makes him so confident the Captain is going to remain with his side: “He’s generally happy. I think he is enjoying his football. He is settled in the country and his family are good.
“I think he can sense – and we’ve told him – how much we like him, how much we value him. I think the connection he has with the fans is unique. I believe he is in the perfect place for him.
“Everything I have from him and the people around him is the same. So I don’t have any arguments to say something different.”
- Source: Skysports
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