Arsenal transfer news: Arsenal are ready to give their teenage star Bukayo Saka a long-term deal expected to be announced this week.
Arsenal are near to offering their teenage star player Bukayo Saka a new long- term deal as reported by Athleti.
The 18-year-old brilliant Academy product of Arsenal has grown in ranks having an outstanding performance this season. He was named Arsenal player of the month for February 2020.
According to The Athletic , the new deal is in its final stage before Saka’s future at the Emirates is secured.
Arsenal putting finishing touches to new long-term contract for Bukayo Saka that will settle future of brilliant academy graduate. Expected to be announced this week. Also intensifying pursuit of Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey @TheAthleticUK #AFC https://t.co/uzsvNPaKGI
— David Ornstein (@David_Ornstein) July 1, 2020
Saka has just a year left in his current contract that is wort £3000 per week, with interest from Liverpool, Manchester United and Bayern Munich.
But, the teenage star is keen to commit his future to the club having secured a first-team place in Mikel Arteta’s squad.
Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta stated that he was confident a deal will be struck just before the 2-0 win over south Hampton in the FA Cup quarter-final.
Saka made his senior debut for the London side in their Europa League match against Vorskla Poltava. He came on as a 68th-minute substitute for Aaron in November 2018.