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11-09-2018 | 10:10 Football

How long each Arsenal first team player has left on their contract

Unai Emery arrived Arsenal following Arsene Wenger’s decision call time on his spell with north Londoners. The new coach has had a very busy summer by bringing in a number of new players such as Lucas Torreira, Bernd Leno, Sokratis, Matteo Guendouzi and Stephan Lichtsteiner, who are playing alongside Arsenal existing squad. However, there are a number of players, whose contracts are to expire in the nearest future. Let’s have a look at those players’ contracts.
  1. Aaron Ramsey – 2019
Ramsey has yet to sign a new deal at the Emirates as his current contract expiring in the summer. So Arsenal hope that an agreement could be.
  1. Danny Welbeck – 2019
Welbeck has been linked with Everton and Southampton in the transfer window. Though he remains behind Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang in the pecking order at Arsenal, he will anyway get plenty of opportunities over the cource of the season.
  1. Nacho Monreal – 2019
Linked with La Liga club Real Sociedad in the summer, Unai Emery has a decision on his hands as to whether or not he extends the left-back's deal.
  1. Petr Cech – 2019
Cech , who joined Arsenal from Chelsea in 2015, is currently facing a competition from Bernd Leno for the No. 1 shirt.
  1. David Ospina – 2019
Leno's summer move to north London helped pave the way for the Colombian to move on.
  1. Stephan Lichtsteiner – 2019
The experienced Swiss international joined Arsenal in the summer in a one-year conratc.
  1. Carl Jenkinson – 2020
The defender signed a five-year deal in 2015 but he could move on in January after picking up an injury.
  1. Laurent Koscielny – 2020
The French defender arrived at the club in 2010and he will leave once his contract expires.
  1. Sokratis – 2021
Signed from Borussia Dortmund in the summer, the Greek international joined the Gunners on a three-year deal. He has an option of extending his contract by a further year.
  1. Mesut Ozil – 2021
Ozil signed from Real Madrid in 2013 and is one of the biggest earner at the club with his new deal said to be worth up to £350,000 a week..
  1. Henrikh Mkhitaryan – 2021
Mkhitaryan joined in January as part of the deal that saw Alexis Sanchez move to Manchester United.He has already made a good impact in north London, operating alongside Ozil in the playmaker role.
  1. Emiliano Martinez – 2022
The goalkeeper penned a long-term deal with the club in November 2016.With Leno’s arrival Emiliano has got less opportunities at the club.
  1. Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang – 2022
Arsenal signed Aubameyang from Borussia Dortmund in January, allowing Olivier Giroud to leave for Chelsea at the same time.
  1. Alexandre Lacazette – 2022
The French striker joined from Lyon in 2017 and was Arsenal’s club record signing before Aubameyang arrived in January. Lacazette had a good start to life in north London following knee surgery.
  1. Calum Chambers – 2022
The young England defender is currently on loan with Fulham after previously spending the 2016/17 season on loan at Middlesbrough.
  1. Sead Kolasinac – 2022
The Bosnian defender joined on a free transfer from Schalke last summer.
  1. Mohamed Elneny – 2022
Arsenal accepted an offer from Leicester City for the Egypt international in the summer of 2017 but he decided to stay at the Emirates.
  1. Matteo Guendouzi – 2022
Joining Emery's side on a four-year deal, Guendouzi has the option of extending his deal by a further year.
  1. Bernd Leno – 2023
The German goalkeeper signed in the summer from Bayer Leverkusen.
  1. Hector Bellerin – 2023
The Spaniard signed a huge six-and-a-half year deal in 2016 having established himself as one of the most exciting young full-backs in world football.
  1. Rob Holding – 2023
The young defender joined from Bolton in 2016 and ended his first season as a regular in the side, starting in the FA Cup final win against Chelsea.
  1. Lucas Torreira – 2023
The highly-rated midfielder penned a deal until 2023.
  1. Granit Xhaka – 2023
Arsenal signed Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach in 2016 and so far he has divided opinion at the Emirates.
  1. Konstantinos Mavropanos – 2023
Arsenal signed the young Greek defender from PAS Giannina in January, he was the first player signed on the recommendation of new head of recruitment Sven Mislintat.
  1. Alex Iwobi – 2023
The Nigeria international joined Arsenal in the 2015/16 and continues to be a favourite at the Emirates.  

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