Bukayo Saka pen a new long-term contract to commit his future at Arsenal.
The England young star Bukayo Saka has agreed a deal worth at least £200,000 a week, which could rise to £300,000 a week with bonuses, and reflects his status as one of the best players in the Premier League.
Gunners have long since made a major breakthrough with regards to talks over the 21-year-old’s future as an agreement,
in principle has been in place since February over a new long-term deal that will keep him at the club for the foreseaable future.
And now it can be revealed that Saka has been rewarded for hard work on the pitch With 13 goals and 11 assists to his name across all competitions so far this season,
there’s no denying that the England international can be a key player for the Gunners for many years to come,
so naturally, supporters will be delighted to hear that he has officially ended speculation with regard to a move to Liverpool or Manchester City.
Mikel Arteta says tying down the youngster is key to the club’s continued progress.
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“It’s great for the club that Bukayo has extended his contract.
Retaining our best young talents is key to our continued progress and Bukayo represents such an important part of our squad now and for the future.
“As well as being a fantastic talent, Bukayo is a special person — he’s loved by us all and,
he is a credit to himself and his family for the hard work and commitment they have all made to get to this level today.
“Together with our supporters, we’re so looking forward to enjoying Bukayo’s continued development with us in the years to come.”
The England international was due to be out of contract at the end of next season and Manchester City and a host of top European clubs were monitoring his situation.
But it was always his desire to sign a new contract at a club he considers his home.
“I really feel the love from my team-mates, my coaches and the fans as well,” Saka said this season. “I really feel loved here.”
Securing Saka is a major boost to Arsenal in the long term, while it will also lift supporters ahead of Sunday’s final game of the season, at home to Wolves.