Bukayo Saka, a winger for Arsenal and England, has agreed to a new four-year contract with the Gunners. Saka, 21, is the first player in the Premier League to have double-digit goal and assist totals this season. His new contract with Arsenal runs through 2027.
Arsenal and Bukayo Saka have agreed to a new, long-term contract.
According to Sky Sports News, the winger’s new contract is a four-year one that runs until the summer of 2027.
The new contract is a big win for Arsenal and manager Mikel Arteta because Saka’s previous term was set to expire at the end of the upcoming season.
The 21-year-old has established himself as a crucial member of Gareth Southgate’s England squad since the 2021 European Championships and has been one of Arsenal’s top players over the past two seasons.
This season, Saka has contributed to 11 assists and 14 goals f
or Arsenal across all competitions. Saka also led the team in scoring with 11 goals previous season.
Saka’s outstanding campaign for Arsenal also earned him nominations for the Premier League Player of the Season and Young Player of the Season honors. Saka has also committed his future to the north London club, joining Aaron Ramsdale and Gabriel Martinelli.
“For me, it’s about fulfilling my personal goals; it’s about how hard I work and how much I expect of myself throughout every game, week in and week out. When I’m at practice, my teammates, the coaching staff, and my family are all the right individuals to have around me.
“I really believe that we can accomplish great things, and I think I have everything I need to become the best player I can be,” said the athlete. “That’s why I’m happy to stay here and be here for the future.”
‘We want more players to extend’: Arteta, who is adored by everyone in the facility.
As Saka’s new contract was revealed, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta spoke exclusively to Sky Sports News to praise his winger’s compassionate nature and how he “best possible way” represents the team.
“First of all, congrats to him and thanks to everyone at the club who has worked to close that deal. Everyone invested a lot of time and effort in it, including his family and agency, said Arteta.
“He represents this club in the best way possible, and his contributions to the team, the club, and his character have earned him this contract,” the statement continued. We must now move one more.