Arsenal star William Saliba casts doubt over transfer future and hints at Marseille return next season after loan

ARSENAL centre-back William Saliba is constant to debate his love for Marseille as he once more reiterated his want to remain on the Stade Velodrome.

The 21-year-old has thrived on mortgage on the Ligue 1 outfit this season, having appeared in a whopping 49 video games in all competitions.

AFPWilliam Saliba has as soon as once more expressed his want to remain at Marseille on mortgage from Arsenal[/caption]

Saliba is but to make his first crew debut for the Gunners since becoming a member of in 2019, however followers are hopeful he can be given his probability subsequent season following his spectacular kind.

Arsenal are understood to be keen to open talks with the defender over a contract extension.

However the participant has repeatedly expressed his desire to remain at Marseille in recent weeks.

Marseille president Pablo Longoria has even publicly introduced he plans to keep the ex-Nice loanee at the club.

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Saliba warned boss Mikel Arteta final month that he won’t be returning to North London if he isn’t guaranteed to feature regularly.

And his newest feedback present that the previous Saint-Etienne man is decided to stay at Marseille.

Talking to Amazon Prime via GFFN, he stated: “My want is to complete the season properly, to go away on a superb notice in case I don’t come again.

“It could be my pleasure to come back again it doesn’t matter what.

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“It’s not as if I know I’m not going to come back, it’s Marseille, it’s my club.”

His French compatriot and ex-Arsenal defender Mikael Silvestre believes Saliba is not ready yet to be in contention to play under Arteta.

He added: “If you happen to have a look at Gabriel and Ben White, I believe that needs to be the partnership for subsequent season. If Saliba is available in, he can be a back-up.

“He’s nonetheless younger and I might be tempted to present him one other yr on mortgage so he can grow to be much more constant.

“He has improved on this mortgage, however there have been some video games the place he wasn’t at his finest stage.

“To develop and to become a big part of Arsenal for the future, if you put him on the bench after playing a full season for Marseille, that would be a backwards step in his development.”

ARSENAL centre-back William Saliba is constant to debate his love for Marseille as he once more reiterated his want to remain on the Stade Velodrome. The 21-year-old has thrived on mortgage on the Ligue 1 outfit this season, having appeared in a whopping 49 video games in all competitions. Saliba is but to make his first crewPremier League – newest information, switch rumours, outcomes and fixtures |The Solar