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Wenger rewards Rosicky with extension

22 May 2015, 12:33

London - Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger is to recognise the continued importance of veteran playmaker Tomas Rosicky by extending the veteran midfielder's contract until the end of the 2015-2016 season.

The deal takes the 34-year-old into a tenth season with the North London giant, where he has made 242 appearances, winning just one trophy in that time, the FA Cup in 2014.

Also read: Rosicky to stay at Arsenal

When asked Friday if the Czech Republic captain would be wearing the Arsenal No7 shirt next season Wenger said: "Yes. We have taken up the option (of a one-year contract extension)."

Brought to Arsenal thanks to Wenger's penchant for a player with deft technique and sharp passing, he previously played for five years with Borussia Dortmund.

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