Here is your Arsenal morning digest for Wednesday, November 24. Lacazette twist According to The Sun, Arsenal will bizarrely start contract negotiations with centre-forward Alexandre Lacazette on the finish of the season, when his present deal is ready to run out. Lacazette joined the Gunners in the summertime of 2017 for a then club-record payment of £52million and has netted 68 objectives and an extra 29 assists in 180 video games for the north Londoners. However, the report claims that Arsenal are unwilling to supply him one other long-term deal on his present wage, which is regarded as within the area of £200,000 per week. Instead, it’s stated that they might supply him a 12-month extension.
Pires’ switch recommendation Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires has urged his previous membership to signal an English defender within the January switch window. The Frenchman informed The Mirror: “It is troublesome however in January if Arsenal can spend cash perhaps on a defender as a result of I feel our midfield and strikers are superb gamers. “In my opinion signal English gamers as a result of we’d like English gamers on this squad as a result of once you play within the Premier League, you want a participant like this. “For instance, in my time I performed with Tony Adams, Lee Dixon and Martin Keown, Ashely Cole and that is the bottom to your group. They must spend the cash on a defender in my view, English.” Read extra right here. Have your say on what Arsenal ought to do within the January switch window under Romanian Mbappe focused Playsport declare that Arsenal are fascinated about signing FCSB ahead Ianis Stoica in January, who Gunners scouts have reportedly been looking forward to the final two months. However, the Romanian, who has in contrast himself to French striker Kylian Mbappe, just isn’t on the market, in line with FCSB proprietor Gigi Becali. “It is nice that Arsenal are monitoring Ianis, however there isn’t a level as he’s not on the market”, Becali informed Prosport. “He might be in a 12 months or two, however not but. He is technically expert, bodily robust and really sensible. To have a look at him, you’d assume he’s 23 years previous – not 18.” Read all about Stoica and his playstyle right here.