Arsenal have held talks with Granit Xhaka over a new contract with the midfielder keen to sign a new deal at the Emirates,
Xhaka has been at the Emirates for quite some time now and has become a big part of that Arsenal squad – despite the love hate relationship that he has had with the fans over the years.
There has been alot of players coming into the Emirates over the past couple of windows – and there has been some speculation that a few more midfielders will arrive at the end of the season, meaning that players like Xhaka may no longer be needed at the Emirates.
However – The Gunners have an option to extend Xhaka’s contract by a further year but they are keen to commit him for more than that, according to a report from 90min.
Talks have reportedly already been held over a new contract. And there is hope that a deal can be agreed quite quickly with both sides keen.
Xhaka is one of those players that frustrates Arsenal fans at times and many would actually like to see him depart the club in the coming windows.
However – he isa solid member of that arsenal SQUAD and it is quite easy to see just why the club are so keen to tie him down to a new contract, and we are sure it will not take the two parties long to come to a deal – especially as the club want to keep the man and the player wants to stay.
Arsenal have held talks with Granit Xhaka to discuss a new contract at the Emirates and it is looking likely that the 28-year-old will be staying at the club.
Xhaka has been an integral part of the Arsenal squad for several years now, firmly establishing himself in the midfield despite having had a tumultuous relationship with the club’s fans. Recent arrivals of numerous players in a number of positions have raised questions about whether or not Xhaka will be retained by the club ahead of the new season.
Fortunately, according to a report from 90min, it has emerged that Arsenal are keen to extend the midfielder’s contract by more than the current deal allows and they have already held talks with the player over the matter.
Both the club and the player are hopeful that an agreement can be made in the very near future, with Xhaka eager to commit his future to the Emirate.
It is true that Xhaka is a player that frustrates some supporters, but it is easy to see why the club feel the need to retain him in the squad. And with both sides keen to reach a deal, it is very likely that Xhaka will remain an Arsenal player for the foreseeable future.