Arsenal left back Sead Kolasinac set to stay at Arsenal after talks with manager Mikel Arteta.
Arsenal defender Sead Kolasinac has rejected a move to Premier League rival West Ham United as he wants to stay and fight for his place at the Emirates.
The Bosnian was made aware that he was behind Kieran Tierney in the pecking order after lengthy talks with Mikel Arteta.
Former club Schalke had been keen on signing the left-back on loan but Arsenal would prefer torecoup a fee for the defender.
West Ham expressed an interest last week and had been prepared to bid for the 27-year-old, who joined the club on a free transfer from Schalke in 2017.
However, according to the Guardian , Kolasinac is not interested in a move to the London Stadium and instead wants to fight for his spot in north London.
Tierney is Arteta’s first choice at left-back following the youngstar impressive displays since the return of the Premier League in July.
Kolasinac is aware that he will only provide backup for the former Celtic ace but he believes that he can provide enough competition to convince Arteta to keep him at the club.