Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta is not afraid that captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will play his final game for the club when the Gunners take on Chelsea at Wembley.
Aubameyang has less than 12 months remaining on his current contract with Arsenal and is yet to sign a new deal. And Arteta says he doesn't 'fear' that today's FA Cup final against Chelsea will be Auba's last game.
According to reports, the 31-year-old is demanding a new three-year deal worth up to £250,000 a week to commit his future to the club, but, so far there has been no final decision.
"No, I don’t have that fear," said Arteta when asked if that game could be captain Aubameyang’s last in an Arsenal shirt.
Convincing Auba to stay
"It’s a package at the end. You need a lot of ingredients on the table to persuade a player of his level to be at this football club. Don’t forget that he still has a contract here with us," he added.
"We wanted to keep him and do it in a more long-term way but at the moment he’s with us and I think he should be really proud of where he is as well."
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