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Neville: Arsenal find themselves in Aubameyang predicament far too often

Arsenal find themselves caught with expiring contracts 'far too often', according to Gary Neville.

The Gunners have lost Aaron Ramsey and Robin van Persie to free agency in the past, and they face the same predicament this summer with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

The Gabon international will be a free agent in 2021 and has yet to receive an extension from the North London club.

"Arsenal find themselves in this position far too often," Manchester United legend Neville told The Football Show on Sky Sports.

"I think a [three-and-a-half-year] deal for a player who cost £60m, you would at least want that fourth year just so you can control him if he does well in the first two seasons, which he obviously has.

"That's the mistake that's been made from day one with Aubameyang. The fact they are in this position now is through mistakes that have been made previously."

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