Bukayo Saka have been signed to a four-year deal long-term contract by the Arsenal football club on Wednesday.
The 18 year old Saka, has made 33 appearances in this season, playing mainly down the left flank and has contributed three goals as well as 11 assists. Head coach Mikel Arteta said;
“Bukayo is a talented and intelligent young player,” head coach Mikel Arteta told the . “He has impressed me with his work ethic and attitude to learn and adapt, and it has paid off in his performances.
“I am excited to continue working with him to develop him further, and for him to help us achieve our goals.”
Arsenal’s technical director Edu had said that Saka’s extension is a sign the club’s academy is proving a success in the development of young players.
“This is something everyone involved wanted to happen and we are delighted that Bukayo has signed a new long-term contract,” Edu 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.”