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Arteta set for lucrative new deal as Arsenal look to keep hold of their manager

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is set to become one of the highest-paid bosses in the Premier League after entering formal contract talks about a new deal, according to the Daily Mail.

Arteta has less than a year remaining on his current contract, but there’s optimism on all sides that they will agree an extension.

The new contract will be the most lucrative Arsenal has ever offered a manager and is expected to propel the 42-year-old Spaniard to the top of the league’s earners.

Manchester City’s Pep Guardiola leads the way at the top of the salary food chain, earning a well-deserved £20 million per season.

Arteta currently earns £9m and will receive a major wage boost regardless of the final agreement.

He has done an impressive job since taking the reins at the Emirates Stadium, establishing himself as one of Europe’s most promising young managers.

He has won the FA Cup and led the Gunners into two league title races, clinching the Best Coach – Premier League award at the Globe Soccer Awards Europe earlier this week.

The project he’s overseen at Arsenal is considered one of the most exciting on the continent, with the club’s entire operations geared towards Arteta’s long-term leadership.

Discussions between the club and Arteta will extend beyond finances, with all parties outlining their ambitions for the club’s future as they strive to reclaim their place among Europe’s elite.

Preliminary talks have already taken place, but negotiations are expected to gain momentum once Arteta and sporting director Edu return from their holidays.

Arsenal are keeping a close eye on transfer targets, with RB Leipzig forward Benjamin Sesko on their wishlist. The club is looking for a new centre-forward to lead the line and he is a top target.

Bruno Guimaraes and Douglas Luiz are also on their radar for central midfield reinforcements. However, any potential moves hinge on Thomas Partey’s future at the club.

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