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Bottas may have to make way for Russell soon: "Everything can be arranged"

The rumours had already been circulating for a while, and were further fuelled on Monday by various media outlets reporting that Valtteri Bottas will have to relinquish his seat at Mercedes to George Russell. Also RTL now reports that the decision has already been taken, and that Russell is fully aware of it. Bottas' contract with the German racing team expires after 2021. However, according to the latest reports he does not have to expect a contract award. The decision was a long time coming, especially since Russell's contract at Williams also expires after 2021. In all likelihood Mercedes does not want to lose him to a competing team and the young talent cannot be kept on a short leash...
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