BREAKING: £60M star suggests he is close to signing massive five-year deal with Arsenal
Liverpool target Bukayo Saka has hinted he could be close to signing a new contract at Arsenal
Having joined the club aged seven, Saka made his first-team debut under head coach Unai Emery in 2019 but has flourished under Mikel Arteta, making his 100th Premier League appearance in the recent win at Bournemouth.
Saka finished as Arsenal’s top goalscorer last season as he developed into one of the most exciting young talents in the game – and is a player that Arsenal have big plans for
But there has been alot of speculation about his long-term future and whether or not he would be signing a new deal – as the likes of Man City and Liverpool have been keeping a close eye on his situation
However – the 20-year-old said he feels “loved” at the Emirates Stadium, where he has gone from academy graduate to an integral part of Arteta’s side.
He has two years remaining on his current deal but when asked if a new contract was in the offing for Saka earlier this month, Arteta replied: “I am very confident that we as a club and Bukayo, his family, his agent, everybody, we are very much aligned in what we want to achieve. And now it is about putting it on a piece of paper.”
Speaking after the Gunners came from behind to beat Fulham 2-1 and maintain their perfect start to the Premier League campaign, Saka was asked about Arteta’s belief.
“Yes, I share his confidence,” he said.
“I really feel the love from my team-mates, my coaches and the fans as well. So yeah, I really feel loved here.”..TAP.TO.READ MORE.
Saka is a massive talent and one player that fans would hate to see leave the club in the coming transfer windows – so the news that he is close to signing a new deal is big for Arsenalfc
It doesnt mean that he wont leave in the coming years – but clubs will have to pay big money now to secure his services..WATCH.HIGHLIGHT.HERE