Arsenal news live: Arteta deliver positive talks over Aubameyang new contract, Gunners submit stunning wage offers for Partey

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Mikel Arteta outlines very clear plan to wantaway star Aubameyang

Head coach Mikel Arteta remains determined to convince forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to a new with Arsenal.

Aubameyang, 30, who current deal, which is worth around £200, a week expires at the end of next season and he is yet to put pen to paper on fresh terms.

Real Madrid, Barcelona and Inter Milan are among the host European giants said to be interested in Aubameyang, who scored 20 goals in all competitions for Arsenal this term, but Mikel Arteta hopes he will remain at the Emirates beyond next summer.

Arsenal offer Thomas Partey contract that would Triple his wages

Arsenal are reportedly willing to tripe Thomas Partey’s wages in order to secure the signing of the Atletico Madrid defensive midfielder this summer.

Gunners head coach Mikel Arteta has identified the 27-year-old midfielder as a top priority target this summer as he looks to recruit a box-to-box midfielder.

The Ghanaian international is reportedly entered negotiations to extend his deal with Spanish club but renewal talks are in doubt as Madrid club face financial difficulties amid the coronavirus outbreak.

Thomas, who current contract with the Spanish club run until 2023 and has a £44.5million release clause, making 34 appearances in all competitions and scoring three goals.

And according to Goal, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta is so set on bringing the 27-year-old to the Emirates Stadium by triple his wages in order to complete switch to the north London club this summer.

Partey earns £65,000 a week at the Wanda Metropolitano and Arsenal would be committing close to £200,000 a week if they were to triple that pay-packet.

Arsenal offer contract to Tanguy Kouassi

Arsenal have reportedly offered Tanguy Kouassi a deal at the Emirates as the PSG starlet closes in on a move away from the Ligue 1 championships.

The 18-year-old defender made his PSG debut in December, just seven months on, he has offers on the table from Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund, Monaco and AC Milan.

An Arsenal side who snapped up another dazzling defensive talent from Ligue 1 less than 12 months ago, St Etienne’s William Saliba, are now on the chase for another.

Le10 Sport claims that Kouassi has been handed the chance to sign a contract with the Gunners, though it remains whether he will accept the chance to follow in the footsteps of Robert Pires, Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira.

Mikel Arteta on Manchester City clash

Arsenal face Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday night, eight points shy of the top four with a game in hand.

It is the first time Arteta comes up against former boss Pep Guardiola since leaving City last December.

‘He has been an influence since I was 16 when we met at Barcelona,’ Arteta said. “Then obviously in my coaching career and my personal life, he has an enormous influence.

“How he’s treated me and how he deals with people is phenomenal. I’ve learned so much from him, we’ve lived some amazing moments together.’

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