In recent times, Arsenal’s left back Nacho Monreal’s future at the club was under scrutiny. His contract was set to expire in 2017 but it was just a matter of time that the club convinced him to sign a contract extension.

And now reports in Spain claim that the player and the club have signed an agreement that will see him wear and Arsenal shirt till 2019.

Marca, a leading newspaper in Spain reported that the player and the club have signed that deal but it was not sure as to when it will be made official.

Nacho Monreal has slowly cemented his place in the Arsenal line-up this season with some superb performances. He has been one of the best defenders in the Premier League his season and has helped Arsenal stay at the top of the table at the moment.

Monreal will be happy to stay at the club which is at the right end of the table and will hope to win more silverware with the London franchise.

He has replaced Kieran Gibbs as the first choice left back at the club and has now extended his contract till 2019 though not officially.

Arsenal will love to pin down more of their stars as Arsene Wenger will be hoping to build a strong squad that can dominate the Premier League for seasons to come.