Arsenal open contract talks with youngster Havard Nordtveit - report

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Arsenal have begun moves to secure youngster Havard Nordtveit's future and have offered him a three-year contract extension, according to Young Guns.

Nordtveit, 20, is expected to spend next season at the Emirates after spending time on loan at Nurnberg and Salamanca. The Norway youth international impressed manager Arsene Wenger while with the Bundesliga outfit as he excelled in both defensive midfield and at centre back.

This versatility is set to earn him a place in the first team squad next term. The Arsenal hierarchy have now begun negotiations with agent Jim Solbakken to boost the deal which has just 12 months left to run.

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