“I am very positive that everything is going to be done with Bukayo very shortly,” the manager said. “I’m so excited with the young players that we have. The Telegraph say the 18-year-old is more focused on sustaining the incredible progress of his breakthrough season than worrying about his future.
The news will be a boost for Mikel Arteta, who is a massive fan of Saka and will surely call on the youngster in the closing stages of the season.
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Last modified on Wed 24 Jun 2020 22.47 BST. Arsenal have announced youngster Bukayo Saka has signed a long-term contract extension.
All rights reserved. Mikel Arteta believes Bukayo Saka will soon sign a new contract at Arsenal and put to bed one of the sagas that could lead to a turbulent summer at the club.
ARSENAL'S priority when their self-isolation ends next week is to tie teen sensation Bukayo Saka to a new contract.
Saka’s emergence has arguably been the brightest aspect of a troubled season but Arsenal have been at risk of the 18-year-old, whose deal ends next June, being plucked by one of many suitors. “My only focus is [to] go to Southampton and get the three points, win, lift the players and start believing again that we can get wins again in a row.”, Available for everyone, funded by readers. It would represent a crushing blow if the academy product, who has played on the wing and at left-back, believed he could better continue his career elsewhere but Arteta is optimistic that will not be the case.
The 18-year-old has been a first-team regular under Mik… The 18-year-old has developed into a key first-team player at the club and the Gunners have been determined to tie him down to a new deal. News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services. Our journalists strive for accuracy but on occasion we make mistakes.
And boss Mikel Arteta, who forced his players and staff into lockdown when he caught Covid-19, urgently wants Saka to agree a long, lucrative, new contract. The wideman is already being tracked by clubs like Liverpool, Manchester United and Bayern Munich, with his £3,000-a-week first professional deal ending in 15 months. To inquire about a licence to reproduce material, visit our Syndication site.
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com) The teenager has now made 42 appearances for the senior team, more than he played for the u18 (26) or u23 (25) sides. And they are particularly concerned Saka could be targeted even more strongly this summer if they fail to qualify for Europe.
“The communications between the club, agents and the family has been going on for months and is very fluent. Uefa say delayed Euros CAN'T go ahead as planned with some host cities set for axe, Ex-Chelsea kid worth £80k at TEN plays in Belgium & dates MIC's Tiff Watson, Juventus 'preparing record £360m Kylian Mbappe bid and could swap Ronaldo', Ozil rejects chance to leave Arsenal after turning down offer from Saudi Arabia, Five Utd men who could go in next 24 hours including Romero, Jones & Lingard, ©News Group Newspapers Limited in England No. Arsenal have received a major boost as teenager Bukayo Saka has signed a new long-term contract. “Until we start to win games the Champions League objective is too far at the moment,” Arteta said. Bukayo Saka, 19, from England Arsenal FC, since 2019 Left Midfield Market value: €40.00m * Sep 5, 2001 in London, England
Arteta warned off potential suitors for Saka ahead of Arsenal’s game against Manchester City. Bukayo Saka has signed a new long-term contract with Arsenal. Bukayo Saka is close to penning a long-term deal with Arsenal, according to reports. Wed 24 Jun 2020 21.54 BST But Saka revealed over Christmas he has yet to confirm his international future.