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Mikel Arteta to face challenge in the William Saliba transfer talks


Mikel Arteta must persuade William Saliba to stay at Arsenal. The Frenchman is still waiting for his first senior appearance.

Marseille is desperate to re-sign him for next season. According to RMC via GFFN, the French club is willing to commit £25 million to him.


Arsenal President Pablo Longoria has expressed openly his desire to keep the 21-year-old.

Saliba has admitted that it would be a shame to leave Arsenal without having played a first-team game.

The lifting of financial constraints has also boosted their chances of completing the marquee signing. A bid could compel Arteta to fulfil his promise of a larger role.