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Relationship with teammates, fans and Wenger key to new Arsenal deal – Monreal

Nacho Monreal has revealed that his strong relationship with the Arsenal fans as well as Arsene Wenger was the main reasons behind signing an extension at the Emirates Stadium.

Monreal has been one of the standout performers for Arsenal so far this season and he was deservedly awarded with a new long-term contract by the club on Tuesday.

Regarding the new deal, the Spanish left-back has stated that his relationship with the Gunners faithful, his Arsenal colleagues and manager Wenger persuaded him to sign on the dotted line.

Monreal told the club's official website: "I'm really happy because my intention was to keep playing for Arsenal. I feel really good playing here.

"I have a good relationship with my team-mates and we keep improving year after year. I wanted to stay here and I could extend my contract. I would like to play here for many more years.

"The trust of the Arsenal fans is really important for us because they are helping us in every moment as we are fighting to win the Premier League.

"I met the boss three years ago and I have a really good relationship with him and I'm really happy with him. For these reasons I extended my contract."

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