Wenger is always reluctant to sign and offer new deals to players past their peak.
But long-term injuries to Per Mertesacker and Gabriel – and his desire to rest Laurent Koscielny after the Euros – could force his hand.
His young central defensive pairing of Calum Chambers and Rob Holding looked out of their depth in in Sunday’s 4-3 home defeat by Liverpool.
Gunners boss Wenger said: “We have no limit in age. If it is a guy of 32 and we think he has the quality then we will do it.”
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