Date: 1st February 2018 at 7:00pm
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Arsenal and eight other clubs are watching ’s contract situation at very closely, according to Sport Bild.

The 22 year old’s current deal expires in the summer, and the club have reportedly made an improved offer in order to persuade the German into staying at the Veltins-Arena.

Sport Bild say that sent scouts to watch Meyer last month when Schalke lost 3-1 to , and are keen on the midfielder.

The German is believed to have been offered €5.5million a season (approximately £93,000 a week) to remain in the Bundesliga. Schalke’s sporting director says he expects the player to make a decision on his future soon. He was quoted by Goal.com as saying:

“Max will be deciding shortly if he wants to stay at Schalke past the summer. Max is very happy here, Schalke is his home, we will try to make it him as comfortable financially as possible.”

Meyer has been employed in an unfamiliar deep lying central midfield role by manager Domenico Tedesco this season. He has however excelled in the position and has helped Schalke to third place in the league table after 20 games.