The board in no rush to enter negotiations at the current moment in time.
It’s said that Stan Kroenke has full faith in their former captain, however, and there are no plans to make changes to the coaching staff as things stand.
Arteta looked a man heading for the sack earlier in the season.
But they were much-improved prior to their little blip and that, it seems, has been enough to buy him more time at the Emirates Stadium.
Does he deserve a new contract?