December 4, 2022

LONDON, ENGLAND - MAY 12: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Stamford Bridge on May 12, 2021 in London, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

Fabrizio Romano has revealed that Arsenal are keen on extending the contract of youngster Emile Smith Rowe amid the star’s breakthrough into the first-team this season.

According to the famed journalist, the Gunners opened talks with the 20-year-old over extending his current deal back in March with the club optimistic a deal can be reached.

Smith Rowe has enjoyed a standout season in the first team and has made 31 appearances for the senior squad, scoring four goals and assisting a further seven in all competitions.

Speaking further on the talks between the two parties, Romano claimed that there is a five-year deal on the table and that the Hale End academy prospect is happy in north London and open to staying.

 

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