Arsenal defender Nacho Monreal has confirmed that he has already begun talks with the club over extending his contract, which is currently set to expire in 2019, despite the recent rumours which have tipped the full back for a move to Barcelona.
The Spaniard had a bit of a slow start to life in north London, but over time the former
"At the moment we are talking with the club. I’ve always said I am really happy, I feel very happy playing for Arsenal," Monreal said, quoted by the Standard. "I came six years ago. I have a good relationship with them.
"We are in contact in any moment so don’t worry about that. I am happy here. That is the most important thing."
Just a quick Nacho Monreal appreciation tweet. He never complained when out of the side & has been one of our most consistent performers in recent years, scoring many crucial goals along the way. To say that he’s repaid the £8.5m we spent on him would be a huge understatement.— Patrick Timmons (@PatrickTimmons1) August 28, 2018
Arsenal could be in desperate need of tying Monreal down to a new deal at the club, especially if Sead Kolašinac continues to struggle with injury.