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‘We’re all working on it’: Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta on new contracts for key trio



Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta giving a press confefence

Arsenal (opens in a new tab) boss Mikel Arteta says contract extensions for Bukayo Saka, Gabriel Martinelli and William Saliba.

The 21-year-old trio were instrumental in the Gunners’ superb start to 2022/23, which put them top of the Premier League with seven wins from eight games – the last of which saw them beat Tottenham. (opens in a new tab) 3-1 in the North London derby.

Saka, Martinelli and Saliba are all under contract as of June 2024, and Arteta has confirmed the club are “working” on new deals.

Saka netted Thomas Partey’s first goal against Spurs on Saturday (Image credit: AFP via Getty Images)

Speaking to the media ahead of Thursday’s Europa League encounter with Bodo/Glimt, Arteta said (opens in a new tab):