Arsenal transfer news: Arsenal are ready to extend the contract of Takehiro Tomiyasu

In today's Arsenal transfer news - The gunners are ready to extend the contract of Takehiro Tomiyasu despite reports of him leaving the club in January.

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In the last few weeks, there were reports that Takehiro Tomiyasu might leave Arsenal. However, things have turned around for the Japanese defender drastically as Fabrizio Romano confirmed that the 25-year-old is ready to extend his contract with Arsenal. Serie A side Napoli was keen on getting his services on loan. However, after recovering from the injury he suffered against Wolves and making an appearance in the game against Fulham that Arsenal lost, it is now likely that the Japanese will stay at Arsenal for the foreseeable future. It will be an important deal for Tomiyasu because he will get a raise in his salary and it will be a long-term contract. Therefore, this is very important Arsenal transfer news on the contract extension of Takehiro Tomiyasu. He is loved by the Arsenal fans and he also loves the club. He will be an important of Mikel Arteta's team.

Arsenal transfer news: Arsenal set to extend the contract of Takehiro Tomiyasu

According to Fabrizio Romano, Arsenal is getting closer to agreeing on a new deal for Takehiro Tomiyasu. Arteta believes that Tomiyasu is in his plans for the future and is not ready to leave the player. Yes, the Japanese international did garner interest from clubs across Europe, especially, Italian clubs with Napoli being the favorite to sign him. However, now, the 25-year-old will focus on the next game of Arsenal which is against Liverpool in the FA Cup where he could make an appearance. After that, his focus will shift in the AFC Asian Cup where he will represent Japan who are the favorites to lift the trophy. Arsenal will be looking to sign the new deal before leaves for national duty. Thus, you will get more Arsenal transfer news on the new contract of Takehiro Tomiyasu in the coming days.

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