Arsene Wenger is prepared to let Aaron Ramsey enter the final year of his Arsenal contract, but is confident the midfielder will stay at Emirates Stadium. With Eden Hazard disgruntled about how poorly the team has played this season, and allegedly ready to leave should they miss out on the top four, plus Antonio Conte nearly certain to depart, this could be a summer of bewildering change at Stamford Bridge.
The London side will look to wrap up the contract negotiations if the Welsh is willing to, as the contact situations of Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil impacted Arsenal's performances this season, where they are having a hard time to qualify for the Champions League.
He has netted seven goals and provided seven assists in a combined 21 appearances in the Premier League and UEFA Europa League. But, according to the Manchester Evening News, United have still asked to be kept informed as a summer of upheaval at Arsenal approaches.
Since then, Bellerin has struggled to reproduce the form that saw him recognised as one of the best right-backs in the world.
Martial is apparently a "concrete objective" of Juventus this summer, when the 22-year-old may be up for grabs for around £58million.
But perhaps they should worry about their own players' contracts, with a fog of rumour gradually building around Thibaut Courtois, who will be available for nothing in the summer of 2019 and thus a potential bargain for someone as early as this summer. Arsenal are keen on handing midfielder Mohamed Elneny a new deal...