Young Gunner Bukayo Saka Commits Future to Arsenal Until 2027
Arsenal’s young English forward, Bukayo Saka has put pen to paper and signed a new long-term contract with the club until 2027. This was great news for the North London side who have secured one of their best talents as they prepare for next season’s campaign after finishing second in this year’s Premier League behind Manchester City.
The talented 21-year-old had an excellent season scoring 14 goals and making assists in all Premiership games he played. He has been a regular first team player featuring more than any other Gunners’ player over the past two seasons totalling up nearly 180 appearances already for his beloved club.
“I’m just really happy,” said Saka upon signing his new deal. “There’s been a lot of talking and it’s been a while, but I’m here now. I think this is the right club, the right place to make the next step.”
Saka went on to explain how much he enjoys playing at Arsenal: “It’s a beautiful club – look where we are…for me, it’s about achieving my personal ambitions; then I have all the right people around me in terms of family when I come to training ground –my teammates and coaching staff.”
With Champions League football returning back at The Emirates after six seasons away, there is no better time than now for players like Bukayo Saka who want to win trophies with Arsenal.
Bukayo Represents Everything that Is Great About Arsenal
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta spoke highly about how important Saka is not only as an exciting talent but also as a person: “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. As well as being a fantastic talent, Bukayo is a special person – he’s loved by us all.”
Saka also made it clear that he believes Arsenal are heading in the right direction with lots of young hungry players wanting to win silverware at the club. He concluded: “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.”
So there you have it. The Gunners’ faithful will look forward with excitement knowing one of their most exciting talents has committed his long-term future to Arsenal.
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