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Arsenal reportedly believes England international midfielder Jack Wilshere will agree a new contract with the club, according to the Daily Mirror.
Having suffered a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Leicester City on Wednesday night, it believed that the club chiefs have offered Wilshere a new three-year deal, with a further 12-month option, to keep him at the club until the summer of 2022.
Wilshere, who has registered 34 international appearances for England, has netted two goals and provided six assists in 38 appearances across all competitions for Arsenal this season.
The midfielder, who joined the club’s youth academy when he was just nine-years-old back in 2001, has scored 14 goal in almost 22 appearances for the club.
However, Wilshere’s current contract that earns him £110,000-a-week runs until the end of next month, and there have been talks this season that he would face the exit door at the club on a free transfer this summer.
But the report claims The Gunners have made a breakthrough in negotiations with Wilshere over extending his stay at the North London outfit, having offered an initial new three-year deal.
The club originally offered the player £90,000-a-week with several add-ons and incentives, but they have now improved that proposal and the pay-as-you-play part of the deal, which would result in a significant pay rise for Wilshere, as long as he features for the club regularly.