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Will Mikel Arteta REALLY get a new Arsenal contract?

The Arsenal captain Mikel Arteta has only made 11 appearances for the club so far this season, and with only a few games remaining until the end of the season, he is still a week or two away from being ready to play. The Spanish midfielder turned 33 years of age last month, and with just a couple of months left on his contract is aiming to reach full fitness before discussing a new contract with Arsene Wenger.

Walcott flatly denies Arsenal bosses claim! Who to believe?

The Arsenal and England international forward Theo Walcott might well be feeling glad to be training with his England team mates and under the supervision of Roy Hodgson at the moment, because he seems to have a lot more chance of getting a game for his country than his club.

Should Arsenal have given Mikel Arteta a contract extension?

It was widely thought that Mikel Arteta would fall foul or Arsenal’s ‘Curse of the captain’s armband’ when Arsene Wenger picked him as Club Captain on the departure of Thomas Vermaelen, especially as he is 32 years old and his contract was reported to be up at the end of this season.

Has Arteta played and talked his way out of Arsenal?

There are growing rumours that the Arsenal vice-captain could be on his way out of the club this summer. With the Gunners being linked with the likes of Sami Khedira of Real Madrid, Arturo Vidal of Juventus and Morgan Schneiderlin of Southampton, Mikel Arteta was already facing the prospect of much less time on the pitch for Arsenal next season.

Has Arsenal boss rediscovered his delight in trophies?

wenger delight

Maybe it is my memory playing tricks on me, because it is a long time since Arsenal won their last trophy, not including the Emirates cup or the Wenger trophy of course, but it seemed to me that there was a lot more emotion than usual from the Prof.

Arteta – I’ll only stay if Arsenal need me!

The ageing Mikel Arteta, who is entering the last year of his contract at Arsenal, is well aware that Arsene Wenger is in not in the habit of giving long contracts to players over 30 (Arteta was 32 in March)

Sagna definitely leaving Arsenal after the Cup Final

Although it is hardly an unconfirmed rumour that the new contract talks with Bacary Sagna have not been going well, Arsenal fans may be wondering why the French defender has decided to confirm his departure on the eve of the last game of the season, especially with the FA Cup Final looming in a weeks time.

Sagna “disgusted” with Arsenal contract offer?

The long-running saga over Bacary Sagna’s new contract has now taken a nasty turn according to a report in today’s Star. it seems that the right-back is actively seeking a move to one of Arsenal’s main rivals for the Premiership i.e. Chelsea or Manchester City, and the paper says they have a “source” close to Sagna who told them that he is very angry that he has only been offered a new contract worth £75,000-a-week – when he was expecting his loyalty to be rewarded with a weekly wage of £100,000 plus a signing-on fee.