Cazorla and Mertesacker are in the final year of their contracts and their future’s are in doubt as their current deals expire in June and they’ve both endured injury plagued campaigns this season.
With the duo also the wrong side of 30 many have suggested that their time in North London could be coming to an end with Mertesacker tipped to head back to Germany while Cazorla has been strongly linked with a move back to Spain.
However, Wenger has now confirmed that he will take up the option to activate one-year contract extensions as he feels the experienced pair are still important members of his squad.
Arsene told Arsenal.com:
on whether Mertesa...