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Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Arsenal need contract talks before end of season, says Mikel Arteta | Football News

Arteta: “We will have to do that at some stage before the end of the season for sure and we will see the intentions that we have [and] his intentions”

Last Updated: 05/03/20 3:40pm

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will only have one year left on his current contract at the end of the season

Mikel Arteta believes Arsenal need to sit down with captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang before the end of the season and thrash out a new deal.

The 30-year-old has scored 20 goals in all competitions for the Gunners so far this season, at least double the amount of any of his team-mates.

Speaking last week, head coach Arteta insisted Aubameyang – whose contract expires at the end of the 2020/21 campaign – has to be considered a world-class talent despite not yet winning any silverware at the Emirates Stadium.

Arsenal will be keen to tie their talisman down to a new contract and avoid…