sport news 'set to sign new three-year contract' at Arsenal

'will imminently sign his new contract' that makes him Arsenal's highest-paid player - with his big-money three-year deal worth more than Mesut Ozil's £350,000-per-week wage packet 's new three-year Arsenal contract to be signed 'imminently'  Gunners captain is poised to eclipse Mesut Ozil as the club's highest earner German earns £350,000-a-week under terms of his current Arsenal contract  's decision follows months of negotiations and uncertainty 31-year-old, who scored 29 times last season, was into final year of existing deal  Manager Mikel Arteta and player's father influential in the striker's decision 

By Adam Shergold for MailOnline

Published: 09:37 BST, 10 September 2020 | Updated: 10:17 BST, 10 September 2020

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is 'poised to sign a new three-year contract at Arsenal' that will see him become the club's highest-paid player.

The news that the 31-year-old striker - Arsenal's leading goalscorer with 29 last season - has committed his future to the club will come as a huge relief to fans.

It follows months of negotiations between the Gabon international and the London club and will see eclipse £350,000-a-week Mesut Ozil as the club's highest earner.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang 'is poised to sign a new three-year contract' at Arsenal

'is poised to sign a new three-year contract' at Arsenal

The Gunners' leading scorer last season with 29 is set to become the club's top earner

The Gunners' leading scorer last season with 29 is set to become the club's top earner

The influence of Gunners head coach Mikel Arteta as well as 's father was significant in persuading the striker to commit, according to The Athletic.

Arsenal captain was into the final year of his £200,000-a-week contract, which forced the club to choose between selling him for a transfer fee this summer of seeing him leave for nothing next year.

Inter Milan and Barcelona were among the elite European clubs interested in signing one of the Premier League's most consistent goalscorers.

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