Deal Close – Arsenal Agree $23.5million Deal – Not Draxler

According to reports,

“Arsenal are looking to secure new deals with more than a few first team players. They must hold onto their star players to win the title this season.

Stars like, Mesut Ozil, Alexis Sanchez, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Olivier Giroud and Francis Coquelin are in the limelight as far as the new contracts are concerned (Daily Mail).

The Gunners are expected to seal a huge deal with Mesut Ozil that will make the former Real Madrid star earn £200,000-a-week for the next five years.

 As per the provided Daily Mail link, star striker Olivier Giroud is going to sign a one year extension to his current deal. Alexis Sanchez is currently Arsenal’s first choice striker and in such a scenario, Giroud has mostly warmed the bench this season and used as an impact substitute.

On the other hand, Mail report that Coquelin is close to signing a new deal that will double his current wages i.e. make him earn £80,000-a-week, £18.72million ($23.5million) until 2021.

The 25-year-old star is one of the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League and has already featured in 18 games in the current campaign for the gunners.”


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