Arsenal’s ace Bukayo Saka has decided to stay with the team despite the interest of many clubs.
Reporter Fabricio Romano, who is familiar with the European football transfer market, said on his SNS on the 28th (Korean time), “Arsenal star Saka will soon sign a new contract, and there is no change in the plan as verbal agreements have been made since February. .Three clubs (two in England and one overseas) have been monitoring the status of Saka’s contract for a long time, but there was no way. He plans to stay at Arsenal.”
Saka is an English winger born in 2001 who made his professional debut in 2019 after going through Arsenal Youth. He possessed composure despite his young age at the time, and his quick feet and dribbling ability earned him a place in the first team.
His multiplayer ability also played a part. Saka, who was used as a leftback in the early days, expanded the area to the left wing in the 2019-20 season and the right wing from the 2020-21 season. In case of emergency, he was even seen digesting right back.
He is something that Arsenal should not be without. Saka, who wears the number 7 shirt and is used as a right wing forward메이저사이트, plays a key role in Mikel Arteta’s managerial system. He played in all 38 league games last season, scoring 11 goals and assisting 7. He has been recognized for his talent to such an extent that he has been awarded the Arsenal Best Player award for 2021 and 2022.
This season is a career high. He started all 28 matches in the current English Premier League (EPL) alone and scored 12 goals and 10 assists, helping his team lead the league. Currently, Arsenal maintains first place with 69 points (22 wins, 3 draws, 3 losses), having played one more game than second place Manchester City (61 points). If Arsenal win this season, it will be at the top of the league for the first time in 19 years.
After Saka showed off his best form, many clubs paid attention to him. Man City and Liverpool in Korea, and Real Madrid abroad sent love calls. But Saka chose Arsenal, where he grew up.
He is due to receive a huge weekly salary. According to the British ‘Daily Mail’ report, Saka’s annual salary is 15 million pounds (about 24.9 billion won), and it is known that he received 300,000 pounds (about 480 million won) when converted into a weekly wage.