Gabon international Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang is set to sign a new contract extension with Arsenal football club, despite speculations linking him out of the club.
With the deal said to be a reality, The Athletic’s David Ornstein believes there is still work to be done with regards to the deal.
The 31 year old was tipped to leave this summer with less than a year left on his current deal, the north London outfit are keen to tie down the Gabon international to a new long-term deal at the Emirates.
According to The Express, the 31 year old is set for a new lucrative contract to see his wage jump from £250,000 to £ 300,000 per week.
The Arteta factor also appears to be key in the players future as the relationship between the two have been positive, causing a change of mind on his future.
With such positives, the Arsenal chiefs are keen to reward his efforts with a pay rise, and are believed to be in current talks with the forward.
Aubameyang scored a total of 29 goals this season with two coming at the FA cup final, that gave the gunners their 14 FA cup in their history. He was also votted Arsenal’s player of the year after his brilliant season.
However, the forward has not yet put pen to paper with uncertainty surrounding his future but there is still light at the end of the tunnel as Aubameyang’s brother willy Aubameyang has hinted on social media that, he is ready to sign on a new deal at the club.