Arsenal look set to lose one of their key players in their FA Cup-winning season as Nacho Monreal has reportedly rejected a new contract amid interest from Athletic Bilbao, according to CaughtOffside.
The Spaniard, who joined from Malaga back in 2013, seems keen to return to La Liga this summer after two and a half successful seasons at the Emirates Stadium.
Although Monreal has displaced Kieran Gibbs as first choice at left-back this season, it seems the 29-year-old may be keen to secure more guaranteed first-team football elsewhere, having often been a squad player during his stint in England.
Still, this will come as some blow for Arsenal after winning silverware for a second consecutive season, with Monreal proving a key performer for the club this term.
It may be that Arsenal are prepared for his exit, however, with rumours in recent months suggesting they could be eyeing a move for promising young Valencia left-back Jose Luis Gaya.