He said: “When I made a decision to sign for Arsenal it is because I respect this club.
“It is a huge club, that’s why for me if I could stay at Arsenal, of course it would mean a lot to me.
“At the end of the day, it was important for me in the last three months to come back after the injury and to be ready to play and to help my team.
“When you hopefully get a few games, you can maybe look at the future but at the moment for me it has been difficult because in the last months.
“I haven’t really been thinking about the end of my contract or what’s going on with the future because all I wanted was to be back as quick as possible.”
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