Rewarded: Arsenal to open talks with Ben White over new long-term deal, despite his current contract having three years to run

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  • Arsenal to enter talks with White
  • Defender has three years on current deal
  • Has been key figyre for Gunners

WHAT HAPPENED? The England international has been a key figure for the Gunners and The Daily Mail reports they will begin negotiations with him in a matter of weeks.

THE BIGGER PICTURE: White, 25, is currently tied to the north London side until 2026 but the club leaders are determined to reward him for his fine form by giving him improved terms and a longer deal. The Gunners are also said to be in talks with Martin Odegaard about extending his contract.


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WHAT NEXT FOR WHITE? Before the contract discussions begin, Arsenal will face Everton in the Premier League on Sunday.