William Saliba speaks on future amid talks of signing new contract.
Arsenal defender William Saliba breaks silence on future amid talks of signing new contract.
Arsenal centre-back William Saliba has acknowledged that he is quite content with his situation at the Emirates and that he and the club are now in contract talks.
The existing agreement with Saliba is scheduled to end in the summer of 2024. However, because of his outstanding defensive efforts this season, rumours of his signing a new contract have been around for some time.
The Frenchman just gave the Evening Standard an update on his likely future with his present club, according to Fabrizio Romano’s tweets:
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— Fabrizio Romano (@FabrizioRomano) January 16, 2023
There were many questions about Saliba’s future at the Emirates before to the 2022–23 season. During his first three seasons under contract with the Gunners, the centre-back spent time on loan in Ligue 1 with AS Saint-Etienne, OGC Nice, and Olympique Marseille.
Each time, he made an impression, and Arsenal decided to keep him in the lineup for the current campaign. Saliba has reacted to their choice in the best way possible, putting up an impressive performance after the incredible showing.
This season, the Frenchman has made 21 appearances in all competitions, contributing twice to goals and once to assists. In 17 games, he has successfully acclimated to the Premier League, averaging 1.4 tackles, 3.2 clearances, and 3.7 duels per game.