Arsene Wenger has provided another update on Jack Wilshere’s contract at the club and player continue to negotiate a new deal (via Arsenal.com).
Despite reports that a deal was agreed on by both parties a few weeks ago, the situation around Jack Wilshere’s contract is still unclear.
The midfielder’s current deal expires in the summer and many expected that the resolutions of the situations with Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez would lead to a quick turnaround for Wilshere.
That has not happened and Arsene Wenger was again quizzed about Wilshere’s new deal in his pre-match press conference.
“It’s progressing,” Wenger said before being asked if he was confident that an agreement would be reached.
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“Yes, but the decision belongs to him,” the boss went on.
“At the end of the day, you have to respect the decision of the player. Our desire is clear, is expressed, is numbered and after that, the player has to find satisfaction as well.”
So, it seems that the ball is very much in Wilshere’s court regarding the negotiations. Everyone Arsenal fan wants the 26-year-old to stay for many years to come, it’s just up to the club to get it done.