Tomiyasu signs new Arsenal contract

Takehiro Tomiyasu has signed a new two-year deal with Arsenal.

The 25-year-old Japanese defender has extended his current contract until 2026, with the option of a further year.

He has played 73 games in all competitions for the Gunners since joining from Bologna in 2021.

“Together with his natural ability and strength, Tomi’s attitude, mentality and values are first-class,” said manager Mikel Arteta.

“Tomi is loved by everyone and has been an integral part of the squad since joining us.

“The way he trains, with his desire and determination to be the best version of himself every day, is admirable.”