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Mikel Arteta provides some good news about Bukayo Saka’s contract situation at Arsenal

Bukayo Saka has been linked with a move away from Arsenal as he is yet to sign a new deal but Arteta has provided some good news about his contract situation.

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Bukayo Saka has broke out to the scene this season as he has scored thrice and also made 10 assists hence becoming one of the best performing players in this year’s Arsenal squad. The gunners have reportedly been trying to tie him down to a new contract for a long time and it looks like they might have made progress as per Arteta’s words.

Bukayo Saka was given his Arsenal first team debut last season by Unai Emery but he has however made many appearances for the gunners this season as the club decided to get rid of most of its senior players to give chances to the youngsters and the 18 year old has proven that this was a good decision as he has been impressive under Mikel Arteta in his first few months at the club.

After Saka’s recent impressive performances under Mikel Arteta, the young Englishman started to get linked with many clubs since his contract at Arsenal will expire in 2021 but Mikel Arteta has however given hope to the fans, saying that he believes that the contract situation will soon be sorted.

 

LONDON, ENGLAND – JANUARY 21: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal holds off Cesar Azpilicueta of Chelsea during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

“I am very positive that everything is going to be done with Bukayo very shortly.” Mikel Arteta told reporters.

“The communications between the club, agents and the family has been going on for months and is very fluent.”

Saka has been linked to clubs such as Borussia Dortmund who are well known for giving chances to youngsters and so the Arsenal fans have been rightfully worried that the club’s current troubles would see them lose a young talented player but it looks he is close to signing a new deal as per the head coach. Bukayo Saka has been generally quiet about his future at the club apart from some statement he made in February in which he said that he had left everything to his agent and that he was just happy to be playing football.

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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