Jack Wilshere’s contract expires next summer but negotiations have started and the Arsenal hope to reach an agreement by January.
The Gunners are planning to give England international midfielder Jack Wilshere a new four-year contract.
The injury-prone player has impressed since returning to the Emirates Stadium after spending the last campaign on loan at AFC Bournemouth.
Arsene Wenger has held discussions with the 25-year-old to assure him he has a bright future at the club.
Negotiations about a new contract for the midfielder, whose current Arsenal deal expires next summer, have already commenced and the Gunners are hopeful an agreement will be reached by December to keep him at the North London club until 2022.
Despite this reoccurring injury problems, Arsene Wenger has never lost faith in the Endland star’s ability to be a prominent member of his squad.
And if Jack Wilshere continues to develop and suffers no more injury setbacks, Wenger feels the midfielder could yet play a part in next summer’s FIFA World Cup finals.
The England international midfielder has won 41 caps for the Three Lions and National team manager Gareth Southgate rates the midfield maestro highly.