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Update of Zaha's deal for £ 40m, Gunners' offered Fekir £ 30m, Nketiah reveals plans
Arsenal has awarded professional contracts to the young trio Ben Cottrell, James Hillson and Joel Lopez.
A statement from the gunners reads: "All club members wish to congratulate Ben, James and Joel on their first professional contracts with the club. We are waiting
pass on their continuous progress with us. "
Eddie Nketiah wants to stay at Arsenal and fight for a spot alongside Unai Emery next season.
The 20-year-old told PA: "My ideal scenario is to play here. I want to play here next season, but we have to see how it goes.
"I'm pretty confident in my abilities and I'm good enough to play here. I just work hard and show the manager that I can.
"My goal is to play for Arsenal, it's my goal since my childhood.
"It 's great to have two of the best attackers in the world around you and learn from them every day. I'm just making progress, trying to catch them and fill in the gap
Smaller and smaller."
The president of Saint-Etienne, Roland Romeyer, said the club was under no pressure to sell William Saliba.
18-year-old defender tied to £ 20m transfer to Arsenal and Manchester United after
19 selections for a revolutionary 2018/19 season.
Romeyer told Betuni: "William is under contract with Saint-Etienne until 2023.
"He likes it here and wants to play European football with the club that grew up with young people.
"I understand that he is a sought-after man because of his talent and the qualities that he has demonstrated last season.
"We are under no obligation to sell it to another club, nor are we in an urgent financial situation