Danny Welbeck In Contract Talks With Arsenal, Everton and West Brom

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Arsenal are believed to have opened talks with the representatives of Danny Welbeck over extending his contract with the Gunners.

The striker is one of nine players who have their contracts up in 2019 and Wenger is understood to be keen on avoiding another summer of uncertainty by holding talks before the turn of the year for players with less than two years on their current contracts.

The club appointed Huss Fahmy this summer from Team Sky to work with Dick Law on contracts as Arsenal intend to be proactive with the players they intend to keep.

The disappointment of losing Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain during the summer window lingers on while Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez are both set to walk away for free when their contracts are up at the end of the season.

Recent reports have revealed that of the nine players with less than two years on their contracts, it is Welbeck who the Gunners have quickly opened talks with.

Despite the England international’s injury problems at the Emirates, the Gunners are keen to extend his stay in North London.

According to TransferMarketWeb via Daily Star, Arsenal are negotiating with Welbeck to kill off interest in the player.

The report further states the player’s contract situation is already being monitored by Premier League duo Everton and West Bromwich Albion.

The 26-year-old who joined from rivals Manchester United having successfully come through their youth set up is fast becoming a fan favorite at the Emirates due to his hard work off the ball.

Welbeck signed for Arsenal three years ago and has to date featured 75 times, scoring 20 goals and providing a further 13 assists.

The striker started the season very brightly but is currently sidelined with a groin problem until mid-October.


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