Last Updated: Sat, 31 Mar 2012 13:04
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger remains confident both Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott will agree new terms with the Gunners.
Dutchman Van Persie is out of contract at the end of the 2012/2013 campaign and there has been speculation he could depart in the summer, in a scenario similar to Samir Nasri's exit last year when he forced through a move to Manchester City.
Walcott has been criticised by some sections of the Arsenal faithful over the course of the season, while the emergence of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has put his place in the side under threat.
However, Walcott has found his best form of late and Wenger is confident that the England international and Van Persie will sign new deals at the Emirates in the summer.
"With Theo and Van Persie, that will be sorted out at the end of the season," he told reporters.
"Theo is playing very well. He has improved his technical level a lot, his links with other players and his calmness in front of goal. He is developing very well.
"It is something I will look to sort out very early. Yes, I am confident they will sign. To say that I am always confident, yes I am.
"We want to keep our best players."
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