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Some Arsenal fans react to report Smith Rowe will be offered new contract

Sam Preston January 20, 2021
Some Arsenal fans react to report Smith Rowe will be offered new contract
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Emile Smith Rowe’s strong run of recent form is set to be rewarded with a new Arsenal contract, according to the Daily Mail.

Smith Rowe’s current deal apparently sees him earn around £15,000 but he is set to earn a pay rise.

His new wage is reportedly going to be closer to £40,000 every week.

Smith Rowe’s contract has just over two years left to run and this extension should secure his long-term future.

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A wage of £40,000-a-week reflects his new status but doesn’t put him into the same league as the likes of Willian, for example.

It does put him around the salary Bukayo Saka now earns after signing a new deal earlier this season.

Arsenal are apparently confident Smith Rowe will extend his deal at the Emirates Stadium.

And some fans on Twitter were absolutely thrilled by the report. Here’s how it went down:

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Sam Preston is an NCTJ gold standard news and sports journalist who studied with the Press Association. He also has a 2:1 law with French law degree from the University of Birmingham, which included a year studying at Bordeaux Montaigne University. He is an FA Level 1 football coach who appeared on the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire show in 2018 and has also written digital football content and match-day programme pieces for Colchester United, Mansfield Town and Stockport County.