Mikel Arteta urges Arsenal board to speed up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contract talks

first_imgAubameyang is weighing up signing a new contract (Picture: Getty)Mikel Arteta has urged Arsenal to resolve the future of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang quickly after drawn-out negotiations.Aubameyang’s contract expires next summer and the 31-year-old has been weighing up since December whether or not to sign a new deal at the Emirates.The striker has asked for a three-year contract worth £250,000 a week, but Arsenal were reluctant to commit to such a big salary even before the coronavirus pandemic worsened financial issues at the club.Arteta has made it clear he wants Aubameyang to stay at Arsenal and has publicly urged the board to come to an agreement with his leading goalscorer.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT‘When I was talking about the uncertain things that we have on the table, obviously he is one of them and there is another one of where we are going to finish and whether we are going to be playing in Europe or not which is going to have an impact,’ Arteta said.‘And then all this situation, the market and how it’s going to develop. With Auba, I think I’ve been very clear with what I want. ‘The quicker we do it for me personally the better because the player will be more focused, more determined and more calm.  Comment Advertisement Mikel Arteta urges Arsenal board to speed up Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang contract talks Coral BarryMonday 20 Jul 2020 2:23 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link479Shares Arteta wants Aubameyang to sign a new contract (Picture: Getty)‘But we have to respect the timings as well and the needs that the football club has.’Aubameyang has scored 25 goals in all competitions for Arsenal this season and is still in the running to win back-to-back Golden Boots in the Premier League.While Aubameyang has had another excellent individual season, Arsenal have struggled for consistency and hired Arteta mid-way through the campaign following the sacking of Unai Emery.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityArsenal are showing signs of improvement under Arteta and won a place in the FA Cup final by beating Manchester City over the weekend.The victory came hot on the heels of a victory over Premier League champions Liverpool, but Arteta has repeatedly warned the club investment in the squad is desperately needed.Arsenal have limited transfer funds available this summer and it is unclear if any major signings will be made.MORE: Mikel Arteta sends message to Santi Cazorla over Arsenal returnMORE: Joe Willock admits Arsenal players were ‘a bit sceptical’ when Mikel Arteta first arrivedFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page. Advertisementlast_img read more

On “Jobs that Pay” Tour, Governor Wolf Visits WebpageFX In Harrisburg

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter January 04, 2017 Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Today, Governor Tom Wolf visited WebpageFX, Inc., a full-service Internet marketing and web design agency in Harrisburg. In October, Webpage FX announced that it would expand its national headquarters and create at least 80 new jobs.“Through this expansion, WebpageFX will nearly double its employee headcount from 92 to 172 high tech positions,” said Governor Wolf. “Not only does this represent significant, positive growth for the company, but also a wealth of new opportunities for the area’s recent graduates seeking high skill jobs that offer quality training and development options and work environment well-being amenities. We applaud WebpageFX for its continued success, and expansion, as a Pennsylvania-based business.”WebpageFX has purchased and will renovate a 12,000-square-foot office building at 1711 North Front Street in Harrisburg, adjacent to its current location, and connect the two buildings to create a technology campus. The company plans to invest at least $2.65 million in the project, which will include the purchase of the property and its renovation into a modern office space designed to promote technical innovation. WebpageFX has also committed to the creation of 80 new, full-time jobs and to the retention of 92 existing positions over the next three years.“Online marketing is an essential component of growth for all businesses in today’s marketplace,” said WebpageFX President Bill Craig. “The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, as well as the region’s outstanding universities and colleges, have successfully created an environment to foster technical innovation, allowing WebpageFX to provide our clients with a competitive advantage.”WebpageFX received a funding proposal from the Department of Community and Economic Development that includes a $240,000 Pennsylvania First Program grant, $160,000 in Job Creation Tax Credits to be distributed upon creation of the new jobs, and $68,000 in WEDnetPA funding for employee training.The project was coordinated by the Governor’s Action Team, an experienced group of economic development professionals who report directly to the governor and work with businesses that are considering locating or expanding in Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Capital Region Economic Development Corporation.Earlier this month, Webpage FX was also awarded a $500,000 Impact Harrisburg grant to support this expansion project.WebpageFX is a full-service Internet marketing, web design, and web development agency offering integrated web solutions for businesses around the world. The company’s team, made up of award-winning designers, developers, and marketers, aims to help clients create an Internet marketing plan that fits their businesses’ unique strengths and goals. Last year, WebpageFX was named a ‘Top 75 Employer in the US for Millennials’ and was the first place winner of ‘Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania.’ It has also been named one of the ‘Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies in PA’ for the past four years.For more information about WebpageFX, call 888-449-3239 or visit www.webpagefx.com.For more information about the Governor’s Action Team or DCED visit dced.pa.gov.Like Governor Tom Wolf on Facebook: Facebook.com/GovernorWolfcenter_img On “Jobs that Pay” Tour, Governor Wolf Visits WebpageFX In Harrisburglast_img read more

Somerset & New Zealand all-rounder cancel Corey Anderson’s T20 Blast contract

first_imgLondon: Somerset and New Zealand all-rounder Corey Anderson have mutually agreed to cancel his contract for this year’s T20 Blast competition. Theclub, in a statement, said that this decision suits both parties at this time and it is hoped that “Anderson will return to play for the county at some point in the future”. The 29-year-old had signed for all 14 group-stage matches, plus a potential quarter-final. “The last few months have not been an easy time for anyone and the challenges of dealing with the impact of the pandemic within cricket have been unprecedented. I would like to thank Corey and his representatives for their transparency and understanding in reaching this mutual decision,” Director of Cricket, Andy Hurry said. IANS Also watch: Murder in Betjan Tea Estate; Chowkidaar found murderedlast_img read more