Arsenal striker Bukayo Saka has signed a new long-term contract with the London club, the Gunners announced on Tuesday without elaborating while, for the British press, the 21-year-old player is now linked until 2027.
"Keeping our best young people is essential for us to continue to progress and Bukayo already represents a major element of the current workforce and of the future", welcomed his coach Mikel Arteta, quoted in the press release from Arsenal. .
Author of a full season which saw him score 14 goals and deliver 11 assists, Saka has won the last two seasons.
“Dreams don't come true overnight. That takes time. This club has been like family to me since I was 8 years old. He gave me everything, I gave him everything in return, ”reacted the international.
“Bukayo is not only talented, he is an endearing personality, loved by all. All the credit goes to him and his family for all the effort that allowed him to reach this level,” added Arteta.
Arsenal, long at the top of the Premier League this season, lost this weekend, thus confirming Manchester City's new crown in the Premier League.