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Arsenal reportedly on verge of tying down fan favourite to long-term contract



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Arsenal fans have much to celebrate as news emerges that fan-favorite right-back Takehiro Tomiyasu is on the verge of committing his future to the club with a new long-term contract, as reported by transfer news aficionado Fabrizio Romano. Romano’s update on social media indicates that the Gunners are reaching the final stages of negotiations, with the prospect of a salary increase affirming Tomiyasu’s integral role in the club’s plans. Furthermore, despite previous speculation linking him with Italian clubs, Romano asserts that Tomiyasu is unequivocally dedicated to Arsenal, dispelling notions of a potential January departure.

The impending contract renewal comes at a time of resilience and promise for Arsenal, currently holding the 4th position on the Premier League table with 40 points after 20 league games. Tomiyasu’s impact has been palpable this season, featuring prominently in 13 Premier League appearances and endearing himself to the Arsenal faithful with his tenacity and defensive prowess.


BRENTFORD, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 25: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Arsenal controls the ball during the Premier League match between Brentford FC and Arsenal FC at Gtech Community Stadium on November 25, 2023 in Brentford, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

As negotiations edge closer to fruition, the imminent extension of Tomiyasu’s contract represents not only a statement of the club’s commitment to securing top talent but also a reinforcement of the cohesive unit that Mikel Arteta is assembling. With Tomiyasu set to remain a cornerstone of Arsenal’s defensive structure, fans can look forward to witnessing his continued contributions and unwavering dedication in the pursuit of the club’s ambitions. Indeed, the prospect of a prolonged association with Tomiyasu will undoubtedly galvanize Arsenal as they strive for success on both domestic and European fronts, solidifying the Japanese right-back’s standing as an indispensable asset in the Gunners’ esteemed ranks.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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