ARSENAL are in talks with whizkid Miguel Azeez over a new long-term deal.
The England youth international, 18, has impressed in the Gunners academy this season.
Arsenal are hoping to tie Miguel Azeez down to a new long-term contract with his current deal expiringCredit: Getty Images – Getty
He made his senior debut as a late sub in December’s 4-2 win at Dundalk in the Europa League.
Azeez’s current deal expires at the end of the season, meaning he will become a free agent on July 1, as things stand.
But Arsenal are negotiating to tie up the talented midfielder’s future.
Meanwhile, the Gunners face a fight to keep hold of Hector Bellerin this summer.
Mega-rich Ligue 1 champions Paris Saint-Germain are reportedly plotting a swoop at the end of the current season.
Bellerin was heavily linked with a £30million move last year.
And former Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino – now in charge at the Parc des Princes – is said to be a big fan of the right-back.
A renewed push could force Arsenal’s hand, given Bellerin will have just two years left on his contract at the end of the season.
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Cost-cutting at the Emirates may tempt Mikel Arteta and Co to cash-in.
The player reportedly considered his future last summer until the current Arsenal chief persuaded him to stay.
According to CBS Sports, PSG are joined by Barcelona and two Serie A clubs in monitoring the Spaniard.
Should Bellerin leave, the North London club are said to have two potential replacements already in mind in Norwich star Max Aarons and Brighton’s Tariq Lamptey.
Source: Soccer - thesun.co.uk