Arsenal Midfielder Rosicky Could Leave at the End of the Season

No new contract on the table yet.

Sports - September 15, 2007

Tomas Rosicky has revealed that he has not held talks with Arsenal over extending his contract beyond the end of the season.

The Czech Republic international has only recently returned following a 20-month absence after suffering a series of complications with a hamstring injury.

The 29-year-old started his first Premier League game of the season in the 6-2 win over Blackburn on Sunday and, although the midfielder is yet to complete a match so far, he admits he is feeling fitter with each passing game.

Having returned to action, Rosicky confirmed he has briefly discussed his future with manager Arsene Wenger but no official talks have taken place with the club.

“I have spoken with Mr Wenger on this matter,” he told

“It is not the most actual thing, though, and there are no negotiations running these days.

“I know that even if I haven’t reached an agreement with Arsenal, then I would still be able to find a new club to play for, although it might sound too self-confident.

“The most important thing for me is to stay healthy and I would not like to comment on it any further.” (Sky Sports)

Rosicky has been slowly but surely returning to form and has on occasion shown glimpses of his old self. I can understand the need to wait on the contract negotiations front as the Czech Republic international has at first to prove that he is recovering from his long term lay off before Arsene offers him a new deal and in turn this will act as an incentive for Tomas to try his hardest to make an impact. I dare say in a month or two things will become clearer on this one.

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