Arsenal have triggered 12-month extension clauses within the contracts of Bukayo Saka and William Saliba, 90min can verify.
Each gamers had been approaching the ultimate six months of their respective offers however Arsenal have been at all times ready to activate their extension clauses in the event that they did not wrap up new contracts earlier than the flip of the 12 months.
Sources have confirmed to 90min each gamers at the moment are contracted till 2024 and there may be now no chance of both Saka or Saliba leaving at no cost subsequent summer season.
Arsenal are persevering with talks with each gamers within the hope of tying them right down to bumper new offers however 90min understands negotiations haven’t but made the type of progress the Gunners have been searching for.
Certainly, it’s understood Saliba’s representatives have rejected Arsenal’s newest provide, believing the proposal on the desk doesn’t provide a good reflection of the Frenchman’s standing as one of many high younger defenders round.
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Negotiations stay on with Saliba and the identical goes for Saka, with Arsenal confirming their willingness to make the England worldwide their highest earner to persuade him to place pen to paper.
With Saka but to signal an extension, Manchester Metropolis are maintaining a detailed eye on proceedings. The reigning Premier League champions are eager to pursue Saka and should make a transfer this summer season if he enters the ultimate 12 months of his contract.
Elsewhere, Arsenal’s negotiations with Brazil ahead Gabriel Martinelli proceed to maneuver in the suitable path and there may be an optimism on the Emirates Stadium that an settlement is shut.
Martinelli’s present deal runs till 2024, with the Gunners additionally holding the choice to increase that by an extra 12 months as nicely.