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 77 shirt for Arsenal. He was born on September 5, 2001.

Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (L) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe before his goal is disallowed during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. - 14 (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Double boost for Arsenal ahead of Slavia Prague game

Arsenal have confirmed that both Bukayo Saka and Emile smith Rowe have returned to training ahead of Arsenal's crunch tie with Slavia Prague on Thursday night.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Updates on Saka, Martinelli, & Aubameyang for Slavia Prague

Arsenal are optimistic that Bukayo Saka has only suffered a dead leg and will be available for Slavia Prague on Thursday, along with Gabriel Martinelli.
Sheffield United v Arsenal - Premier League - Bramall Lane Arsenal s Bukayo Saka leaves the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at at Bramall Lane, Sheffield. Picture date: Sunday April 11, 2021. Copyright: Tim Keeton

Post-match footage provides hopeful Bukayo Saka hint

Bukayo Saka is an injury doubt for Thursday's match against Slavia Prague, but footage of him from after the game seemed positive.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

Disappointing but expected Kieran Tierney injury update

Mikel Arteta confirmed what we all suspected - Kieran Tierney's season is likely over after the defender picked up a knee injury.
Arsenal v Liverpool - Premier League - Emirates Stadium Arsenal s Kieran Tierney walks off the pitch with an injury during the Premier League match at The Emirates Stadium, London. Saturday April 3, 2021. Copyright: Catherine Ivill

3 back, 1 doubt, 2 out: Arsenal teams news vs Slavia Prague

Arsenal will welcome back three players who missed the defeat against Liverpool at the weekend but could be without three others.

Key Arsenal trio return to training pre-Slavia Prague

Emile Smith Rowe, Granit Xhaka, and Bukayo Saka are all back in training ahead of Arsenal's Europa League quarter-final first leg on Thursday.
Kieran Tierney with Scotland (Photo via Glasgow Times)

Injuries, contracts & records: 10 Arsenal stories you probably missed

The international break bored us all stupid and, as a result, there might have been some stories you missed. Here are 10 of them.
Arsenal's Brazilian defender David Luiz (L) and Leeds United's English striker Patrick Bamford compete during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal suffer potential double blow pre-Liverpool clash

David Luiz is out and Granit Xhaka is a doubt for Arsenal's match against Liverpool on Saturday, the club have confirmed.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Dan Mullan

Mikel Arteta provides injury updates on 2 key starters for Liverpool clash

Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka are both injury doubts for Arsenal's match against Liverpool, according to the latest quotes from Mikel Arteta.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrating with Denis Bouanga on international duty with Gabon (Photo via ASSEOfficiel on Twitter)

Arsenal results for 15 players on international duty

15 Arsenal players will join up with their countries for senior international fixtures over the March break, let's look at the full fixture list.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Frank Augstein / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka’s value rockets by £18m

Bukayo Saka has become one of the hottest young names in football but what is the Arsenal kid now worth?
HEVERLEE, BELGIUM: Bukayo Saka of England in action during the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Belgium and England at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on November 15, 2020. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka pulls out of England duty with hamstring injury

Bukayo Saka has pulled out of international duty with England, remaining with Arsenal to focus on his recovery from a hamstring injury.
England's defender Bukayo Saka (L) and Wales' midfielder Tyler Roberts compete for the ball during the international friendly football match between England and Wales at Wembley stadium in north London on October 8, 2020. (Photo by CARL RECINE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka held back from England duty amid injury assessment

Bukayo Saka is still with Arsenal as they assess an ongoing hamstring issue, despite his call-up to the England national team over the March break.
HEVERLEE, BELGIUM: Bukayo Saka of England in action during the UEFA Nations League group stage match between Belgium and England at King Power at Den Dreef Stadion on November 15, 2020. (Photo by Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images)

Arsenal's 6 England call-ups for March

Six Arsenal players have received England call-ups for the March international break, from the senior side down to the u18s.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Dan Mullan

Mikel Arteta provides pre-West Ham injury update

Mikel Arteta provided an injury update on Friday morning after Arsenal's midweek clash with Olympiacos the previous night.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (L) celebrates with Arsenal's English midfielder Emile Smith Rowe before his goal is disallowed during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on February 2, 2021. - 14 (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal duo receive Young Player of the Year nominations

Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe have received nominations from the London Football Awards for Young Player of the Year.
Arsenal's Bukayo Saka during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Dan Mullan

Bukayo Saka injury update

Bukayo Saka came off at half-time of the North London derby, and Mikel Arteta revealed after the game that it's a hamstring concern.
WOLVERHAMPTON, ENGLAND: Eddie Nketiah of England celebrates with teammate James Justin after scoring their team's fourth goal during the UEFA Euro Under 21 Qualifier match between England U21 and Albania U21 at Molineux on November 17, 2020. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

2 Arsenal stars miss out as 2 get u21 European Championships call-ups

Emile Smith Rowe and Eddie Nketiah have both made it into the England u21 squad for the u21 European Championship Group Stage.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Tottenham Hotspur star sings Bukayo Saka’s praises

Eric Dier thinks Bukayo Saka is a fantastic player and person, arguing he deserves more credit for his performances this season.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Frank Augstein / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka wins 3rd consecutive award

Bukayo Saka won Arsenal's Player of the Month award for February, earning 48% of the fan vote in his third consecutive win.
Arsenal's Brazilian midfielder Willian reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns stadium in West Bromwich, central England, on January 2, 2021. (Photo by Rui Vieira / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by RUI VIEIRA/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

1 stat that highlights Arsenal’s big problem

No greater indictment of Arsenal's season can be found than the fact that Willian has more Premier League assists than any other Arsenal player
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka 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 29, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka tops Most Promising list for his age

Bukayo Saka has the highest 'capital experience' of any player in his age group, according to a report from the CIES Football Observatory.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JANUARY 21: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Chelsea FC and Arsenal FC at Stamford Bridge on January 21, 2020 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Gabriel Martinelli’s Arsenal contract

Gabriel Martinelli followed Bukayo Saka's lead and signed a new deal with the club on Friday, with reports suggesting it could take him to 2025.
Bukayo Saka with England (Photo via Instagram / BukayoSaka87)

Bukayo Saka explains why it was difficult to pick Nigeria over England

Bukayo Saka says being born and raised in England made it difficult for him to pick the Nigeria senior national team instead.
Emile Smith Rowe

3 things Emile Smith Rowe needs to make England squad says Arteta

Mikel Arteta thinks Emile Smith Rowe has a great chance to break into the England squad, following Bukayo Saka's recent example.
Bukayo Saka with the Player of the Match award (Photo via England on Twitter)

Gareth Southgate singles out English Arsenal duo for praise

Gareth Southgate says Bukayo Saka and Emile Smith Rowe have been a breath of fresh air at Arsenal, ahead of the international break later this month.

How Arsenal saved their season in 20 minutes

It was nervy at times, but Arsenal managed to find a way to win their Europa League Round-of-32 tie against Benfica on Thursday evening but at what cost?
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (L) celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Europa League 32 Second Leg football match between Arsenal and Benfica at the Karaiskaki Stadium in Athens, on February 25, 2021. (Photo by ARIS MESSINIS / AFP

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts after scoring 2 vs Benfica [with goals + Arteta comments]

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang grabbed a brace against Benfica as Arsenal did their best to crash out of the Europa League.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal scores their sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta explains what makes Bukayo Saka very unusual

Mikel Arteta answered more questions on young Arsenal star Bukayo Saka this week, as the teenager continues to impress.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Pep Guardiola picks out 2 Arsenal players for praise

Pep Guardiola singled out Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard for praise after Manchester City's victory over Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.

Mikel Arteta admits Bukayo Saka difficulty

Mikel Arteta admits it's a difficult balance to manage Bukayo Saka's minutes at the moment, because of his consistent performances.
ROME, ITALY - FEBRUARY 18: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates after scoring their sides first goal during the UEFA Europa League Round of 32 match between SL Benfica and Arsenal FC at Stadio Olimpico on February 18, 2021 in Rome, Italy. SL Benfica face Arsenal FC at a neutral venue in Rome behind closed doors after Portugal imposed a ban on travellers arriving from the UK in an effort to prevent the spread of Covid-19 variants. (Photo by Paolo Bruno/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka vs Benfica: Mikel Arteta delivers his opinion

Mikel Arteta has given his opinion on Bukayo Saka vs Benfica as the youngster once again saved Arsenal from embarrassment.
LONDON, ENGLAND: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal runs with the ball during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Leeds United at Emirates Stadium on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Adam Davy - Pool/Getty Images)

Saka’s school teacher recalls his amazing yet humble beginnings

Bukayo Saka would never show off in his school matches, despite dominating his classmates even using his weak foot, according to his former teacher.
Arsenal video Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Leeds United at the Emirates Stadium in London on February 14, 2021. (Photo by Catherine Ivill / POOL / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No video emulation. Social media in-match use limited to 120 images. An additional 40 images may be used in extra time. No use in betting publications, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo by CATHERINE IVILL/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Bumper podcast: Auba’s back but Saka & Smith Rowe still key

Join the Daily Cannon team for this bumper Arsenal podcast talking Leeds, Benfica, front-line configurations, social media abuse & more
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe leaves the pitch after being sent off after clashing with Leeds United's Macedonian midfielder Ezgjan Alioski during the English Premier League football match between Leeds United and Arsenal at Elland Road in Leeds, northern England on November 22, 2020. (Photo by MOLLY DARLINGTON / POOL / AFP)

Leeds United 28yo ‘can’t wait’ to play face Nicolas Pepe

Ezgjan Alioski can't wait to play against Nicolas Pepe again, according to his Leeds United teammate Patrick Bamford.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka 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 29, 2020. (Photo by NEIL HALL / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal 19yo picked as world's best for his age by Arsenal outcast

Matteo Guendouzi thinks Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka is the best talent of his age group in world football.
BIRMINGHAM, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 06: Mikel Arteta, Manager of Arsenal talks to Referee, Chris Kavanagh after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on February 06, 2021 in Birmingham, England. Sporting stadiums around the UK remain under strict restrictions due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in games being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Nick Potts - Pool/Getty Images)

Referee does it again to Arsenal

Chris Kavanagh delivered another refereeing horror show as Arsenal lost to Aston Villa as more bad decisions go against the Gunners.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Frank Augstein / POOL / AFP)

2 Arsenal stars nominated for Premier League Player of the Month

Bukayo Saka and Bernd Leno are both up for the Premier League Player of the Month award for January, in news that shouldn't really surprise anyone.
WEST BROMWICH, ENGLAND - JANUARY 02: Kieran Tierney of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Arsenal at The Hawthorns on January 02, 2021 in West Bromwich, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Rui Vieira - Pool/Getty Images)

Tierney out but 4 return to training for Arsenal ahead of Wolves game

Arsenal have welcomed four players back to training from their various complaints but Kieran Tierney is still struggling with his calf injury and will not play any part.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on January 26, 2021. (Photo by Frank Augstein / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka blow or boost ahead of Arsenal's game vs Wolverhampton Wanderers?

Bukayo Saka was a surprise omission from the Arsenal squad that drew against Manchester United at the weekend with a sore hip, so when will he be fit?