Mikel Arteta insists Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s Arsenal contract renewal will be signed “very soon”, while Alexandre Lacazette says he is happy at the club.
Both Aubameyang and Lacazette scored as Arsenal brushed newly-promoted Fulham aside 3-0 in the opening game of the Premier League season at Craven Cottage on Saturday, and there were more promising signs for the Gunners after the game.
Regarding Aubameyang, who has entered the final two years of his contract, Arsenal boss Arteta said he is confident the club will make an announcement in the coming days
“I’m really positive we are going to get it done very soon and hopefully in the next few days you will get some news,” Arteta told BT Sport.
Meanwhile, Lacazette has been widely linked with a move away from the Emirates, with Juventus rumoured to be interested, but fresh from starting and then scoring on the opening day, the Frenchman told BT Sport: “I’m really happy. It’s only the press who say l am unhappy and l want to leave.