Date:31st May 2018 at 8:18pm
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Arsenal face a stern battle this summer as the Gunners enter a new era, under the guidance of Unai Emery, and major steps have been made in an attempt to keep a fan favourite at the club.

The north London outfit have already waved goodbye to Per Mertesacker, who retired to take a role with the academy, while Santi Cazorla is also braced for an exit in the coming weeks – and Jack Wilshere could follow.

Arsenal are keen to cement the futures of their key players to avoid this type of situation in the coming years and The BBC report the Europa League semi-finalists have tabled a new contract offer to Wales international Aaron Ramsey.

New boss Emery is said to be desperate to retain the services of the former Cardiff City man, who signed for Arsenal as a teenager a decade ago, and wants to build his team around the midfielder alongside leading forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.