Arsenal have triggered the option of an extra year in Santi Cazorla's contract, according to a list released by the Football Association.
The 32-year-old is currently out with an Achilles problem but Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has decided to keep the Spaniard until 2018.
Yesterday, club captain Per Mertesacker was tied down for another year after approaching the last six months of his deal.
Memphis Depay confirms Man United exit with messages to team-mates
Fri, January 20, 2017
Memphis Depay has confirmed his exit from Old Trafford with several goodbye tweets to Manchester United team-mates
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Memphis Depay has confirmed his move from Manchester United to Lyon on Twitter
Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says Memphis Depay could make a shock return to the club after the Dutch winger completed his move to Lyon.
He said: "Of course, because potentially he is a very good player.
"I think when Mr Van Gaal decided to buy him, he did well. He knew him very well from the national team. He was very young when in the  World Cup. He had flashes of top quality.
Santi Cazorla is staying at Arsenal until 2018
"He was playing well in Holland — we know that the Dutch league is not the same but he was showing very good things. I think Mr Van Gaal and Manchester United they did well to buy him.
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"He didn't succeed in this 18 months, I would say, but he is very young so I think it is important for the club to keep control of this talent.
"And we all wish that he plays very, very well at Olympique Lyon, and why not to come back because everyone here likes him."
New Lyon midfielder Memphis Depay
Sporting Lisbon are expected to decide soon whether to end Lazar Markovic's loan spell and send him back to Liverpool.
According to Portuguese publication Record, Sporting are considering terminating the deal due to the Serbian's struggles.
He's made just 14 appearances in all competitions with injury and indifferent form hampering his development.
However Sporting have already paid an initial £1.3 million to get Markovic on loan and could be forced to make another payment because the 22-year-old has not played the agreed threshold of games.