Arsenal technical director Edu has insisted he will not be anxious in regards to the way forward for winger Bukayo Saka, who has entered the last two years of his contract.
The Gunners are eager to strike a brand new cope with Saka this summer season however 90min understands the younger winger is in no rush to type out his future and protracted negotiations have attracted curiosity from a handful of European giants.
Sources have confirmed that Manchester City, Liverpool and Real Madrid are all protecting an eye fixed on the state of affairs in case Arsenal can not get a deal executed.
Despite the strain, Edu confused to The Athletic that there may be nothing for followers to fret about.
On how talks with Saka are going, the Brazilian replied: “Good, excellent. Everyone is blissful.
“[The delay is] plain. We should sit and set all expectations in the fitting place. Our expectations and his, his household’s and his agent’s expectations, and put all of it collectively.
“The main thing is how he feels, how he feels comfortable with us. He’s happy, we’re happy, so it’s just a matter of sitting down and finding a solution.”
Edu went on to confess that Arsenal will finally must look to profit on a number of the worth they’ve constructed up of their younger squad, however he went out of his option to be certain supporters knew he wasn’t speaking about Saka.
“Part of the plan is when you start selling the players – that’s what’s challenging. You already need someone prepared. Sell, if we can do it, then ‘chapeau’,” he added. “It’s very difficult.
“For instance, let’s discuss subsequent season or one other. If we promote, I do not know, Bukayo Saka – it is not going to occur but it surely’s simply an instance – we as a membership have to organize his substitute instantly. So somebody must be within the squad, in any other case we’ve to administer the market effectively, so if we promote him we’ve somebody right away to switch him in our mannequin.”
Saka raised his recreation additional final season, together with his return of 11 targets and 7 assists in 38 video games proving essential because the Gunners’ push for Champions League soccer bottomed out.