Good news as 22-year-old is on the verge of agreeing new deal with Arsenal

One of Unai Emery’s attacking midfielders is expected to sign a new contract with the club, heading into the 2018/19 campaign.

Unai Emery has been keen on retaining the services players who have more to offer the club under his management.

The new Arsenal boss has already rewarded the likes of Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Granit Xhaka with new deals and another man is set to be added to that list of names.

According to The Mirror, Alex Iwobi is on the verge of agreeing a new deal to stay at Arsenal.

The Nigerian international was part of his country’s squad for the World Cup in Russia this summer.

Iwobi’s reported new deal is set to extend his contract by two more years and therefore, he will be committed to the club until 2022.

The young midfielder, who has attracted the interest of Lazio, AC Milan and Everton, did receive criticism for his erratic performances during last season.

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