Arsenal close to deals with Aubameyang, Gabriel - Arteta

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Arsenal are confident Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will sign a new contract which would tie him to the club for a "long time," Mikel Arteta said.
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Arsenal are confident striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will sign a new contract which would tie him to the club for a "long time," manager Mikel Arteta said on Thursday.

Gabon international Aubameyang, 31, has been Arsenal's top scorer in each of the past two seasons and has only one year left on his current contract.

"I keep being positive, we have had some really good talks with him and his agent," Arteta told reporters in a virtual news conference ahead of Saturday's Community Shield match against Liverpool at Wembley (stream LIVE on ESPN+ at 11:30 a.m. ET in the U.S.).

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