Report: No new contract talks for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere

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Arsenal will reportedly not sit down to discuss a new deal until the end of the year.

Jack Wilshere has reportedly caught the eye of Manchester City in recent weeks, according to the likes of The Telegraph, but Arsenal appear in no rush to begin new contract talks.

The England midfielder still has three years left to run on his current deal and a new report in The Telegraph suggests talks will be put on hold until well into next season.

Wilshere recently spoke on his desire to feel ‘wanted’ by a club.

“I definitely wouldn’t go somewhere just because I’m a home-grown player,” he said, as quoted by The Telegraph.

“I’d want to be wanted by a club. I want to be wanted by Arsenal. I’ve grown up at Arsenal, I’m a home-grown player and, as long as Arsenal want me, then I’m happy.”

The report states Wenger will reject all offers for Wilshere and has no plans to let any of his young talents go.

Talk of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain possibly being used as a makeweight in the deal for Chelsea’s Petr Cech was immediately shot down by the Frenchman.

Wenger’s Plan

The imminent signing of Cech seems like a turning point for Arsenal and their title ambitions.

Their recent history has seen them labelled a ‘selling-club’ with the likes of Cesc Fabregas, Samir Nasri and Ashley Cole moving on to win trophies elsewhere.

Things could be different next season however, with Wenger determined to hold onto his stars and the squad is now starting to take shape as that of an elite team. A couple more shrewd acquisitions, whilst ensuring no major sales, could put Arsenal right back amongst the top tier next season.

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