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Ben White committed future at Arsenal as he signs new longterm contract

Mikel Arteta

Ben White, Arsenal defender, has pledged his future to the club by inking a new, enhanced long-term contract at the Emirates Stadium, reports David Ornstein of The Athletic. With aspirations of clinching the Premier League title and advancing to the Champions Leagueue’s advanced stages.

The Gunners are gearing up for the 2023/24 season’s final phase. Mikel Arteta, in his quest to fortify his Arsenal squad. Remains optimistic about retaining his pivotal players as the team from north London vies for consistent accolades.

White, who has proven to be a versatile asset at the Emirates Stadium. Adept at both right-back and central defence positions, has now secured a new four-year deal with the club. The 26-year-old, who became a Gunner in 2021 for £50m.

He is playing a crucial role in Mikel Arteta’s lineup, contributing as both a right-back and a centre-back.His recent play featured a significant role in Arsenal’s triumph over Porto, propelling the team into the Champions League quarter-finals for the first time in 14 years.

Ben White an vital player

It’s great news that Ben is committing his future to the club, Ben is a key player for us,” said Arteta.

He’s a top professional with a winning mentality, and one of the guys who leads by example every day.

“Ben’s ability, determination and positive attitude are so important, but he is also a great character and human being. We all look forward to continue working with Ben in the coming years.”

Since joining from Brighton, White has made 97 Premier League appearances, scoring four goals.

He has played 27 times in the league this season with the Gunners top of the table, above Liverpool on goal difference.

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“think if you do look at the ages [of the players], it’s going to get better,” White said. “When those sort of players are getting signed, it shows there is a real ambition about the club and it is something I am loving being a part of.”

have been on loan three times, I have been places for a year,” he said. “I think this is the first time I’ve actually settled and known I am not going anywhere in the summer. Being here is unbelievable and I’d love to stay [for more years].”

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