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'He knows I want to build the squad around him': Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta hopes FA Cup triumph will convince two-goal hero to commit his future to the club Gunners captain has less than a year to run on his contract Arteta hopes Saturday's Cup triumph will convince him to stay at Arsenal scored twice as Arsenal came from behind to seal a 2-1 victory 

By Rob Draper for The Mail on Sunday

Published: 23:25 BST, 1 August 2020 | Updated: 01:03 BST, 2 August 2020

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Mikel Arteta insisted that will sign a new contract at Arsenal after inspiring the team with two goals to win a record 14th FA Cup for the club.

The Arsenal captain then dropped the trophy in the special socially distanced self-presentation ceremony.

, who converted a first-half penalty he had won and then scored a superb second in the 67th minute to seal the win, has one more year left on his deal and has yet to commit to the club for next season.

Mikel Arteta hopes Cup triumph will convince Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal

Mikel Arteta hopes Cup triumph will convince to stay at Arsenal

But Arteta says his display at Wembley will secure his future at the club. ‘He’ll stay,’ said Arteta. ‘He knows what I think and that I want to build the squad around him. Everything is based on my discussions with him and his people. Nothing is done yet but I hope we will hear something soon.

‘The players all admire him here and we value him so much. He wants to stay. It’s about getting the deal done but moments like this will help him realise that we are on the right path and he’s a big part

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