Mesut Ozil has said that he wants to stay at Arsenal and will discuss his future with the club after a pre-season tour of Australia and China.
The midfielder, 28, is under contract with Arsenal until 2018 but speculation over his future has been widespread.
“It is definitely my preference to stay,” the German said saturday.
“Once everyone is back in London, we will sit down and discuss the future. I have always said that I feel very good at Arsenal.”
Arsenal face Sydney FC this afternoon and Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday before heading to China for two further games.
Arsene Wenger’s side meet Bayern Munich on July 19 in Shanghai and Chelsea July 22 in Beijing before returning to England.
“For now the most important thing is our pre-season and getting through the tour, training and getting fitness,” added Ozil, who joined Arsenal from Real Madrid for Â£42.4m in 2013.
“I have always said that I feel very good at Arsenal.”