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Saka signs new long-term Arsenal deal

Saka told the club website: “I’m just really happy. There’s been a lot of talking, and it’s been a while, but I’m here now.

• May 23, 2023
Bukayo Saka
Bukayo Saka (Photo Credit: @Arsenal)

Arsenal forward, Bukayo Saka, has signed a new long-term contract.

The 21-year-old England international has scored 14 goals in all competitions this season and provided 11 assists.

Saka told the club website: “I’m just really happy. There’s been a lot of talking, and it’s been a while, but I’m here now.

“I think I have everything I need to become the best player I can be, and that’s why I’m happy to stay here and be here for the future because I really believe that we can achieve big things.”

Saka made his Gunners debut in November 2018 and has made 178 appearances in red and white.

He added, “I have seen a lot of change. I’ve seen this team and the club grow, and one thing that everyone around us can be excited about is that we are going in the right direction.

“It’s been too long since this club has had UEFA Champions League football.”

Saka joins goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale in signing a new deal in the last few days.

Club manager Mikel Arteta said: “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.”


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