Tag: Bukayo Saka

Bukayo Saka plays for Arsenal Football Club. The English forward is a product of the Arsenal Academy system. Saka wears the number 7 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on September 5, 2001.

Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka poses upon arrival to attend the 2022 Ballon d'Or France Football award ceremony at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris on October 17, 2022. (Photo by Alain JOCARD / AFP) (Photo by ALAIN JOCARD/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal receive London Football Awards nominations in 6 categories

Arsenal have received nominations in six different categories ahead of the London Football Awards for 2023, with the ceremony to take place in March.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (R) and Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka (L) celebrate their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on December 31, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Talks progressing positively on 2 more Arsenal contract extensions

After Gabriel Martinelli, Arsenal are working on new contracts for William Saliba and Bukayo Saka, with talks progressing positively.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between England and Senegal at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on December 4, 2022.(Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka among top Black football influencers

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka has been selected as one of the most influential Black individuals in British football as part of the Football Black List.
Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Arsenal at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium in London, on January 15, 2023. - Arsenal won the game 2-0. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka up for 2 Premier League awards

Bukayo Saka has been nominated for the Premier League's Goal of the Month award for January, in addition to being a contender for Player of the Month.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Gabriel Magalhaes of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at Emirates Stadium on May 22, 2022. (Photo by Marc Atkins/Getty Images)

3 Arsenal players at risk of suspension against Manchester United

Three Arsenal players will be at risk of a yellow-card suspension when they play against Manchester United at the weekend.

5 Arsenal players make Premier League Teams of the Week

Five Arsenal players made it into the BBC and WhoScored Teams of the Week after a big derby day win away to Tottenham Hotspur.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 01: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on October 01, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

3 Arsenal players nominated for FIFA Team of the Year

Three Arsenal players are among the nominees for the FIFA 23 Team of the Year, here's how you can vote for them.
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 31: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal celebrates with teammates after teammate (L) Eddie Nketiah scores the team's third goal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal FC at American Express Community Stadium on December 31, 2022 in Brighton, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

4 Arsenal players nominated for Player of the Month

Arsenal have nominated their four contenders for the men's Player of the Month for December, with Mikel Arteta's attacking quartet all getting the nod.
Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka reacts as he warms up prior to the FA Cup third round football match between Oxford United and Arsenal at the Kassam Stadium in Oxford, west of London, on January 9, 2023. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka update after Oxford win

Mikel Arteta reassured Arsenal fans that Bukayo Saka is 'fine' after the winger was substituted as the Gunners beat Oxford United in the FA Cup to set up a fourth round tie against Manchester City.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal embraces Bukayo Saka of Arsenal following the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players & manager up for Premier League monthly awards

Arsenal's Martin Odegaard, Bukayo Saka, and Mikel Arteta have all been nominated for the Premier League's monthly awards.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal embraces Bukayo Saka of Arsenal following the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Alex Pantling/Getty Images)

Arsenal trigger Bukayo Saka contract extension option

Arsenal have triggered a contract extension option in Bukayo Saka's deal to take it to 2024, following a couple of other recent extensions.
Arsenal's French defender William Saliba (R) and Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka (L) celebrate their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Arsenal at the American Express Community Stadium in Brighton, southern England on December 31, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Juventus eye swap deal for Bukayo Saka

Juventus want to sign Bukayo Saka from Arsenal, according to one of the more amusing stories coming out of Italy on Sunday morning.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Martin Odegaard of Arsenal acknowledges the fans following the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2022. (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal players make Team of the Week for West Ham display

Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard feature in the latest Teams of the Week for their performances against West Ham United on Monday.
Bukayo Saka playing in a friendly for Arsenal against Luton Town (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Saka & Martinelli feature in 5th Arsenal World Cup break friendly

Arsenal played their final friendly of the World Cup break against Luton Town on Wednesday, with Bukayo Saka and Gabriel Martinelli returning to the pitch.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between England and Senegal at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on December 4, 2022.(Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Everton defender names Bukayo Saka as his top opponent

PSV centre-back Jarrad Branthwaite, on loan from Everton, believes Bukayo Saka is the best player he's ever faced on the pitch.
Bukayo Saka with the England Man of the Match award for his World Cup debut (Photo via England)

Arsenal star named u23 Player of the World Cup

WhoScored have named Bukayo Saka as their u23 Player of the World Cup, as well as including him in their u23 Team of the Tournament.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 09: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal looks on before taking a penalty during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Liverpool FC at Emirates Stadium on October 09, 2022 in London, England. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Arsenal to hold contract talks with 3 players

Arsenal are set to hold further talks with Bukayo Saka, William Saliba, and Gabriel Martinelli over new contracts, according to a report.
DOHA, QATAR: Bukayo Saka of England celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between England and IR Iran at Khalifa International Stadium on November 21, 202. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal player makes Team of the World Cup

Bukayo Saka has made it into L'Equipe's Team of the World Cup, the only non-semi-finalist to feature in the side.
Bukayo Saka with the England Man of the Match award for his World Cup debut (Photo via England)

Arsenal update on 3 injuries & 2 World Cup absentees

Mikel Arteta has given an update on all of the Arsenal players still to return to the pitch following injuries or World Cup absences.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between England and Senegal at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on December 4, 2022.(Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Timeline set for Saka & Ramsdale’s return to Arsenal

England internationals Bukayo Saka and Aaron Ramsdale will rejoin Arsenal in training by the end of the week, according to a report.
AL KHOR, QATAR: Bukayo Saka of England is fouled by Aurelien Tchouameni of France in the box resulting in a penalty during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 quarter-final match between England and France at Al Bayt Stadium on December 10, 2022. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Pundit slams decision to substitute Bukayo Saka

Jamie Redknapp can't understand why Gareth Southgate took Bukayo Saka off in England's World Cup quarter-final against France.
AL KHOR, QATAR: Bukayo Saka of England reacts after a missed chance during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 quarter-final match between England and France at Al Bayt Stadium on December 10, 2022. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

French media praise Arsenal star for World Cup showing

Bukayo Saka was praised by the French media following his performance for England against their national side on Saturday.
England's Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 21, 2022. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal contracts: 5 to renew, 3 to expire

Arsenal are trying to tie down a number of players to new deals, but some of the players they are not offering contracts to is quite telling.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between England and Senegal at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on December 4, 2022.(Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 21yo to start World Cup quarter-final

Bukayo Saka is set to start England's World Cup quarter-final against France on Saturday night, according to a report.
Brazil's forward Neymar (R) congratulates Brazil's forward #18 Gabriel Jesus at the end of the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group G football match between Cameroon and Brazil at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, north of Doha on December 2, 2022. (Photo by GIUSEPPE CACACE/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal star exchanged messages with Gabriel Jesus about his injury

Bukayo Saka says he's messaged Gabriel Jesus about his injury, as Arsenal fans anxiously wait for a recovery timeline for the striker.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's third goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between England and Senegal at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on December 4, 2022.(Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka buzzing after England 3-0 win

Bukayo Saka scored his third World Cup goal as England brushed Senegal aside on Sunday night to set up a showdown with France in the quarter-finals and the Arsenal man couldn't have been happier after the final whistle.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 21, 2022. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal 21yo to start World Cup last-16 match

Bukayo Saka is expected to start against Senegal in England's last-16 clash on Sunday night, despite reports that Phil Foden will keep his place.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka (L) and USA's midfielder #04 Tyler Adams fight for the ball during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and USA at the Al-Bayt Stadium in Al Khor, north of Doha on November 25, 2022. (Photo by KIRILL KUDRYAVTSEV/AFP via Getty Images)

Raheem Sterling defends Bukayo Saka from critics

Raheem Sterling has called for England's young players like Bukayo Saka to be left alone to focus on their football.
Brazil's forward Gabriel Martinelli (R) runs with the ball during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group G football match between Brazil and Serbia at the Lusail Stadium in Lusail, north of Doha on November 24, 2022. (Photo by ADRIAN DENNIS/AFP via Getty Images)

3 Arsenal players make most-valuable World Cup u21 team

Arsenal have three players in Transfermarkt's most-valuable under-21 team at the World Cup.
DOHA, QATAR: Bukayo Saka of England celebrates after scoring his team's fourth goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between England and IR Iran at Khalifa International Stadium on November 21, 202. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Arsenal player wins World Cup Player of the Round award

With the first round of World Cup group fixtures now behind us, Bukayo Saka has been named WhoScored's Player of the Round.
Bukayo Saka with the England Man of the Match award for his World Cup debut (Photo via England)

Ex-England striker argues Arsenal 21yo is England’s MVP

Emile Heskey believes Bukayo Saka is England's most valuable player now that Gareth Southgate's using him in his correct position.
CINCINNATI, OHIO: Yunus Musah of the United States against Morocco at TQL Stadium on June 01, 2022. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Former Gunner looking forward to playing against Bukayo Saka

Former Gunner Yunus Musah says it will be special to share a pitch with his former teammates Bukayo Saka and Jude Bellingham if they get the chance on Friday.
England's forward #17 Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 21, 2022. (Photo by Paul ELLIS / AFP) (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

New Saka contract will see wages rise to £200kpw+

With Bukayo Saka in talks with Arsenal over extending his current contract, both the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph report the same information regarding the new salary the club are offering him.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 21: Bukayo Saka of England celebrates after scoring their team's fourth goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between England and IR Iran at Khalifa International Stadium on November 21, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

Unbelievable: Declan Rice hails Bukayo Saka’s ‘strength of character’

Bukayo Saka needs no reminder of what happened at the last major tournament England played in but after his special performance in their first World Cup game, Declan Rice has hailed his teammate for his strength of character.
England's Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's fourth goal during the Qatar 2022 World Cup Group B football match between England and Iran at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on November 21, 2022. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

How Saka’s Arsenal teammates reacted to his World Cup debut

Bukayo Saka made a fantastic start to his World Cup career on Monday, and a few of his Arsenal teammates past and present were watching on.
DOHA, QATAR: Bukayo Saka of England scores his team's fourth goal during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Group B match between England and IR Iran at Khalifa International Stadium on November 21, 2022. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Saka gives his reaction to ‘amazing’ World Cup debut

Bukayo Saka reflected on the indescribable day of his World Cup debut on Monday by professing his delight at the result and desire to give everything for England.
Bukayo Saka with the England Man of the Match award for his World Cup debut (Photo via England)

Arsenal 21yo wins World Cup Man of the Match award

Bukayo Saka won the Man of the Match award on his World Cup debut on Monday, scoring twice in England's 6-2 win over Iran.
DOHA, QATAR - NOVEMBER 18: Bukayo Saka (c) alongside Raheem Stirling (l) and Marcus Rashford (r) during the England Training Session at Al Wakrah Stadium on November 18, 2022 in Doha, Qatar. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka funds successful ‘life-changing’ surgeries for 120 children

Bukayo Saka has funded 120 operations described as 'life-changing' for children in Nigeria after he partnered up with the Charity BigShoe.
Arsenal's English midfielder Bukayo Saka applauds supporters as he leaves having been substituted during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on May 8, 2022. (Photo by GLYN KIRK/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka blamed himself for Arsenal top-4 failure

Aaron Ramsdale says Bukayo Saka believed he was at fault for Arsenal missing out on the top four last season, but the goalkeeper helped him through it.
DUESSELDORF, GERMANY: Takehiro Tomiyasu of Japan runs with the ball during the international friendly match between Japan and the United States at Merkur Spiel-Arena on September 23, 2022. (Photo by Lars Baron/Getty Images)

Which shirt numbers will Arsenal’s World Cup internationals wear?

Following the final World Cup call-ups on Monday, Arsenal's internationals have learned their shirt numbers for the tournament.