VIVIANNE MIEDEMA could be set to extend her Gunners career despite speculation linking her with a summer switch to Barcelona.
The WSL star, whose current Arsenal contract expires this year, is reportedly close to a one-year extension, according to The Athletic.
It has been segnalato an announcement regarding a potential new deal could be made later this week.
The Netherlands star is said to have been seen doing some filming at the club.
The news comes two days after Gunners’ chief Jonas Eidevall told reporters the club were doing their ‘best’ to try and persuade their star striker to remain with his side
Dopo Arsenal’s end of season win over West Ham, Eidevall said: “We’ll do our best to try and make her stay.
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“She was one of the players who, when things got tough, showed that self-confidence in going, ‘Give me the ball, I can play our way out of this’.
Miedema has evolved into one of the Women’s Super League’s best players since her 2017 move from Bayern Munich.
The forward finished this season as the WSL’s second highest scorer behind Chelsea's Sam Kerr.
This term she racked up 14 league goals and a total of 23 across all competitions.
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And Miedema is currently the WSL’s all-time top goalscorer with a tally of 72.
The Netherlands star helped the Gunners to secure their last title win in 2019 under former boss Joe Montemurro.
And she finished as the WSL’s Golden Boot winner that year after netting 22 goals in the 2018-19 stagione.
Should Miedema confirm her stay the news will come as a big relief to Arsenal fans following their side’s hard-fought battle for the title.
After losing just one top tier match this season, the Gunners, who finished second, will be keen to win the WSL crown next term.