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​Mustafi open to Arsenal stay after positive start to 2020

Arsenal defender Shkodran Mustafi has admitted that he may stay beyond the end of the season.

The German centre-back was a near certainty to leave under Unai Emery, but he has improved under Mikel Arteta.

While Mustafi is not immune to the odd howler, he has become a valuable part of the Gunners rearguard under the young Spanish boss.

And he admits he may stay beyond this campaign.

When asked by the Evening Standard about staying at Arsenal, Mustafi said: "Why not?

"I have always taken things day by day.

"We had a game on Thursday, we have the next important game at the weekend and as long as I am playing for a club — it doesn't matter which one, I play now for Arsenal and played before for previous ones — I always give everything until the last minute.

"When I decide, or when the club and I decide, it is going to continue, I am happy to continue.

"If not, then we have to go forward."

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