New Arsenal boss Unai Emery refuses to comment on Jack Wilshere future as he hints at new signings

Wilshere is out of contract next month with Aaron Ramsey only having 12 months remaining on his deal

Jack Austin@jackaustin_1
Wednesday 23 May 2018 14:41
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Unai Emery arrives at the Emirates

New Arsenal manager Unai Emery has refused to comment on the future of Jack Wilshere, whose contract at the club expires at the end of next month, and admitted the Gunners “need a change”.

It is understood that the player and club are in discussions together over a new deal but nothing has been formally agreed and signed as of yet, with Wilshere just a one of a number of first-team players whose futures have not been sorted out.

Aaron Ramsey is another, with the Welshman’s contract expiring next summer, meaning the club are left with the decision of whether to sell him on the cheap this summer or not, should he refuse a new deal.

It has been reported that Ramsey is central to Emery’s plans, although he refused to comment on that, Wilshere, or any individual player when he was unveiled on Wednesday afternoon.

“I want today to speak the team globally,” he said. “I don't want to speak individually of players because all the meetings with Ivan, Raul, Sven, this team is big.”

He did however hint at the prospect of bringing in new player, with the likes of Santi Cazorla and Per Mertesacker already having left the club at the end of the season, with more sure to follow.

“We think we need change, a little things. A little players,” he said. “Today I want to work and want to speak globally for the squad.”

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