Arsenal have decided to meet Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s £250,000-a-week wages demands after his goals in the FA Cup final on Sunday, MySportDab reports.
Aubameyang’s future is currently the most important factor for the club right now as they plan for next season.
The Gunners are hoping they will know his decision about signing the new contract by next week.
Aubameyang scored twice as the Gunners defeated Chelsea 2-1 at Wembley.
That was Aubameyang’s first trophy at Arsenal since his January 2018 transfer Borussia Dortmund.
And the 31-year-old has now ended the season with on 29 goals from 44 matches, as Arsenal’s top goalscorer again this season.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s contract will expire in less than a year despite talks between the player and the club.
MySportDab understands that Aubameyang currently earns £200,000 a week but wants a significant pay rise to show his importance to the team.
And According to The Mirror, Arsenal are ready to pay Aubameyang’s wage demands thanks to extra finances from the FA Cup victory and Europa League Qualification.
Arsenal Coach Mikel Arteta hopes that having European football would tempt the striker to stay at the Emirates.
Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke has now given the green light for a three-year £250,000-a-week contract deal, which would cost around £39m.
Barcelona and Inter Milan are among the clubs who were linked with a move but neither have shown any serious interest.