Deal on way as World class star now in advanced talks with Arsenal
Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard is in advanced talks over a new long-term contract at the club, according to the Daily Mail.
The ARSENAL skipper is now one of the most creative midfielders in the Premier League after developing very nicely under the guidance of Mikel Arteta and is set to be the latest star player to commit their futures to the club after Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and William Saliba extended their stays this year.
He has been in scintillating form over the past few seasons and has started this campaign just how he ended last season, where he managed an impressive haul of 16 goals.
And now the reports have claimed that Arsenal and Odegaard’s team are now in talks to make him one of the highest earners in the Premier League and one of the top earners at the club.
Speaking earlier this month, transfer guru Fabrizio Romano offered an update on how talks are progressing between the Gunners and Odegaard. Speaking to Caughtoffside, Romano said: “Odegaard is in love with Arsenal, and Arsenal are in love with Odegaard, so the feeling is mutual that they will continue together for a long time.
“Odegaard is club captain, and an important player on and off the pitch. Arsenal are now planning to continue contract negotiations with Odegaard in the next weeks and months, in order to get a new deal done, following the fine work they did to tie down other star players such as Bukayo Saka, William Saliba, Aaron Ramsdale and Reiss Nelson in recent months.”
And Odegaard recently revealed that he hopes to stay at Arsenal for a long time, although he didnt give too much away – Speaking to Nettavisen, Odegaard said: “I don’t have much to say, apart from the fact that I am very happy at ARSENAL.
‘I hope I can be there for a long time. Beyond that, I have no comment right now. Now, it is the national team that is in focus.”
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