Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have had good seasons with Arsenal (Picture: Getty Images)

Arsenal will look to tie up the futures of two of their key players this summer by offering new contracts to Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

In a mixed season for the Gunners, the two forwards impressed, with Lacazette scoring 19 times in all competitions and Aubameyang managing 31 goals in his first full season with the club.

The two men also proved to be consistent providers with the Frenchman managing eight Premier League assists and the Gabon international, five.

While neither are nearing the end of their current deals, the Arsenal board are keen to secure their futures, with Lacazette being linked with a move to Barcelona and Atletico Madrid, while a switch to China has been talked about for Aubameyang, report football.london.

Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang

Lacazette and Aubameyang have developed an excellent relationship at Arsenal (Picture: AFP/Getty Images)

Aubameyang’s is the first to run out of the pair, but it still runs until the summer of 2021.

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Lacazette’s current deal expires the following year, in 2022 after signing a five-year contract when he arrived from Lyon in 2017.

Both could be in line for substantial pay increases if they put pen to paper with the Gunners again, with an offer of over £200,000-a-week reportedly possible for each man.

Lacazette was asked about his future in May and was very much open to staying at Arsenal, although not entirely committal.

‘For me, I just think about the final, then after we will see with the club,’ Lacazette told ​Standard Sport.

‘If the club is really happy with me and I’m happy, I will stay. In France, they say 27, 28 is one of the best ages in your career. I wish it is not the last [good season] at Arsenal and I hope I will be better and better in the next years.’

Aubameyang has not spoken so directly on it, but suggested he was committed to the club by liking a post on Twitter comparing him to Thierry Henry and suggesting he could become an Arsenal legend.

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Author: Metro Sport Reporter