Latest Arsenal News Update Today, Saturday, May 18th, 2019

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This is Naija News compilation of the latest Arsenal news online for today, Saturday, May 18th, 2019.

SHKODRAN MUSTAFI has been offered to AC Milan, according to Il Milanista.

Both a loan and a permanent move could be on the table but Gennaro Gattuso’s men are believed to prefer a loan.

The defender has become a fall guy for a third successive Arsenal season outside the top four and few fans would be sad to see him go.

Arsenal open contract talks with teenagers John-Jules & Amaechi amid Bayern interest

Arsenal are attempting to tie down two of their brightest young talents amid interest from Bayern Munich.

Teenagers Tyreece John-Jules and Xavier Amaechi are wanted across Europe, with several Bundesliga clubs keeping close tabs on the pair.

The Gunners are well aware of the interest from abroad and Goal understands contract talks are now underway aimed at securing both to long-term contracts, with their current deals due to expire in 2020.

Azerbaijan FA issues Henrikh Mkhitaryan statement over safety concerns at Europa League final

Arsenal have been given assurances by the Azerbaijan FA over the safety of their player Henrikh Mkhitaryan for the final of the Europa League final in Baku.

The ex-Borussia Dortmund and Manchester United playmaker did not feature in the clash against Qarabag in the group stages due to the diplomatic relations between Azerbaijan and Armenia that stem from a conflict over the Nagorno-Karabakh region.

Mkhitaryan was excluded for his own safety and is set to stay behind as the Gunners travel to Baku to face Chelsea in the final of the Europa League later this month. Dortmund took a similar decision during his time at the Bundesliga club.

Some Arsenal season ticket holders of British-Armenian descent have also been denied visas to enter Azerbaijan, shattering their hopes of being able to follow for the final and leading to widespread condemnation of the match being staged in Baku.

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