Arsenal have announced that Bukayo Saka signed a new long-term contract extension to keep him further at the Emirates ending the speculations over his future at Arsenal.
Signed da ting! 😉
— Arsenal (@Arsenal) July 1, 2020
Saka who has been through the ranks at Arsenal since boyhood has been displaying impressive performances day-in-day-out since making his debut for the senior team which his tricky dribblings and his vision for great passes.
Saka and Arsenal had not reached an agreement over a new contract sparking speculations over his future at the Emirates with teams monitoring his situation, but the 18-year-old has pledged his future at Arsenal.
“London is my home. Arsenal is my team,” Saka posted on twitter after the deal was made official.
“I’m so happy to finally announce my contract extension. I love playing for this club and I’m looking forward to what the future holds. The hard work continues so I can continue living my dream.”
London is my home. Arsenal my team. I’m so happy to finally announce my contract extension😄📝 I love playing for this club and I’m looking forward to what the future holds.. The hard work continues so I can continue living my dream🙏🏿❤️ God is Great !! pic.twitter.com/nS7G5nE9Pc
— Bukayo Saka (@BukayoSaka87) July 1, 2020
Arsenal are in the process of rebuilding with Mikel Arteta looking to build a reinforcement to challenge for the league title in the near future and understandably is delighted that Saka has put pen to paper.
“Bukayo is a talented and intelligent young player. He has impressed me with his work ethic and attitude to learn and adapt, and it has paid off in his performances,” Arteta said.
“I am excited to continue working with him to develop him further, and for him to help us achieve our goals.”
“This is something everyone involved wanted to happen and we are delighted that Bukayo has signed a new long-term contract,” Edu Gaspar added. He’s making great progress and is one of a number of young players who have developed through our academy.
“This is so important for us as we move forward as a club.”