Arsenal’s Key Participant to Start Contract Negotiations After Spectacular Season

William Saliba is ready for recent contract talks with Arsenal.

The defender was a sensation in his Gunners breakout marketing campaign earlier than a again damage ended his season in mid-March.

William Saliba is ready for recent contract talks with Arsenal.Credit score: Getty

Saliba, 22, began the primary 27 Premier League video games along with his absence a significant cause why Arsenal have fallen behind Manchester Metropolis within the title race.

However his present Emirates deal expires in the summertime of 2024 — with the centre-back spending most of his first three years on the membership out on mortgage.

The Gunners are due to this fact determined to get him tied down long-term.

In the meantime, Arsenal are praying for a Manchester Metropolis meltdown — in Europe in addition to within the Premier League.

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Mikel Arteta’s Gunners have already assured second place within the desk and a return to Champions League motion after a seven-season absence.

But when Metropolis beat Actual Madrid tonight, it can improve the possibilities of Arsenal touchdown a nightmare draw — which may embody the likes of BOTH Actual and Bayern Munich — by being dropped into the third seeding pot.

Arsenal’s faint title hopes will probably be extinguished this weekend in the event that they fail to beat Nottingham Forest or Metropolis get three factors towards Chelsea.

However this night they’ve a significant curiosity in Pep Guardiola’s facet shedding to Madrid and seeing their Euro dream shattered.

Subsequent season’s eight prime seeds for August’s group-stage attract Monaco would be the champions of England, Spain, Germany, France, Italy and Portugal, plus the Champions League and Europa League winners.

Then will come the subsequent eight highest-ranked sides on Uefa’s membership coefficient calculation.

Which, as issues stand, could be Madrid, Manchester United, Juventus, Inter Milan, Dortmund, Atletico Madrid, Leipzig and Porto, with Arsenal one place out of the body.

Arsenal have fallen behind in the title raceWriter

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