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 (C) is helped off the pitch with an injury 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 Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka injury update

Bukayo Saka was substituted with an injury against Leeds United on Sunday, so what is his prognosis and when can we expect him back?
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (C) is helped off the pitch with an injury 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 Michael Regan / POOL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp names Bukayo Saka as example of football’s current problem

Jurgen Klopp highlighted Bukayo Saka's injury on Sunday as another example of the current problem with Premier League football.
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)

Young Arsenal star rejects suggestion he’s being overplayed

Bukayo Saka rejects any suggestion he should be complaining about the number of minutes he played over the international break.
BELGRADE, SERBIA: Kieran Tierney of Scotland looks to break past Dusan Tadic of Serbia during the UEFA EURO 2020 Play-Off Final between Serbia and Scotland at Rajko Mitic Stadium on November 12, 2020. (Photo by Srdjan Stevanovic/Getty Images)

532 minutes combined: No rest for Tierney or Saka on international duty

Kieran Tierney and Bukayo Saka both played another 90 minutes on Wednesday, in a rather worrying sign for Arsenal.
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)

Gareth Southgate gives his verdict on another impressive display from Bukayo Saka

Gareth Southgate thinks Bukayo Saka showed a lot of maturity and quality in his substitute performance against Belgium on Sunday.
Bukayo Saka with the Player of the Match award (Photo via England on Twitter)

Sterling, Sancho, even Kane: Saka's England teammates seem to love him already

Bukayo Saka's England teammates seem to love him already, regardless of their club rivalries away from the national team.
Bukayo Saka with the Player of the Match award (Photo via England on Twitter)

Arsenal star wins 1st Player of the Match award for positive England performance

Bukayo Saka won the Player of the Match award for England's friendly win over Ireland on Thursday, winning a penalty for the team.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 4, 2020. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth / POOL / AFP)

‘This is crazy’: Saka thankful for Aubameyang gift

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang bought Bukayo Saka a 'little chilli' chain as a gift recently, and the 19-year-old took to social media to express his gratitude.
Bukayo Saka and Ainsley Maitland-Niles with England (Photo via England on Twitter)

Further senior international call-ups for 3 Arsenal youngsters

Bukayo Saka, Ainsley Maitland-Niles, and Daniel Ballard are all back in their national team squads for the upcoming international break.
Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (C) celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by JUSTIN TALLIS / POOL / AFP)

What Arsenal players are out of contract next summer?

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang agreed a new deal but he wasn't the only player of contract next summer, so who else only has one year left?

Arsenal youngster makes final 20 nominees for 2020 Golden Boy award

Bukayo Saka made the second stage of the Golden Boy 2020 shortlist this week, featuring in the final 20 candidates for the award.
Thomas Partey with Ghana (Photo via Ghana on Twitter)

Full Arsenal player results over the international break

The international break is finally over, so let's take a look back at the results for all the Arsenal senior players on duty with their countries.
Bukayo Saka and Ainsley Maitland-Niles with England (Photo via England on Twitter)

Arsenal player to make first competitive England start on Wednesday night

Bukayo Saka or Ainsley Maitland-Niles are likely to get their England debut against Denmark on Wednesday night, due to various absences.
Bukayo Saka with England (Photo via Instagram / BukayoSaka87)

Arsenal star will make his England debut against Wales on Thursday night

Bukayo Saka will make his England debut on the left against Wales on Thursday night, according to reports in the local media.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at the Emirates Stadium in London on October 4, 2020. (Photo by Kirsty Wigglesworth / POOL / AFP)

Bukayo Saka’s amazing boom at Arsenal

Seeing a great player grow before your eyes can be one of the greatest pleasures football fans can have.
LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 04: Willian of Arsenal looks on during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Sheffield United at Emirates Stadium on October 04, 2020 in London, 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 Kirsty Wigglesworth - Pool/Getty Images)

How many deals did Arsenal agree in this transfer window?

The transfer window for the 20/21 season is in full swing so how many deals have Arsenal agreed so far? More than you'd think...

Saka discusses his emotions after landmark individual week

Bukayo Saka feels blessed after another exciting week for him personally, capping it off with a Man of the Match performance against Sheffield United.
Bukayo Saka with England (Photo via Instagram / BukayoSaka87)

Saka describes proud moment he found out about his England call-up

Bukayo Saka was left speechless after receiving the news of his first England call-up this week, with Alexandre Lacazette having to bring him around.
Bukayo Saka with England (Photo via Instagram / BukayoSaka87)

2 Arsenal stars called up to senior England squad

Bukayo Saka and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are both in the England squad for the upcoming triple-header over the international break.
LEICESTER, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 23: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal battles for possession with Hamza Choudhury of Leicester City during the Carabao Cup third round match between Leicester City and Arsenal at The King Power Stadium on September 23, 2020 in Leicester, England. (Photo by Rui Vieira - Pool/Getty Images)

Arsenal MOTM against Leicester City gives Mikel Arteta dilemma for Liverpool

Bukayo Saka won Man of the Match in the League Cup win over Leicester City on Wednesday night, giving Mikel Arteta a decision to make for Liverpool.
Arsenal's Gabonese striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang reacts to scoring the winning penalty as he jumps into the arms of Arsenal's Argentinian goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez during the shoot-out during the English FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 29, 2020. (Photo by ANDREW COULDRIDGE/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

Arsenal star makes PFA Team of the Year but another misses out

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named in the PFA Team of the Year but Bukayo Saka misses out on the Young Player award.
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 01: Hector Bellerin of Arsenal takes photos on his camera after his teams victory in the Heads Up FA Cup Final match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium on August 01, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Saka's wholesome response to Bellerin's deforestation explanation

Speaking about his investment with Forest Green Rovers this week, Hector Bellerin recalled a conversation he had with Bukayo Saka at Arsenal.
Eddie Nketiah with the match ball after scoring a hat-trick for the England u21s (Photo via England on Twitter)

Video: All the goals as Nketiah bags hat-trick & Nelson scores on international duty

Eddie Nketiah shone scoring a hat-trick as captain of the England u21s on Friday, with Reiss Nelson also getting in on the goals.

Saka makes 2019/20 PFA Young Player of the Year shortlist

Bukayo Saka is up for the PFA Young Player of the Year award for 2019/20, making the final shortlist of six ahead of the ceremony on Tuesday.

Full fixture list for Arsenal players over the international break

A number of Arsenal players are in their international squads over the break, so we've put together a full fixture list of their potential involvements.
Lille's French midfielder Boubakary Soumare celebrates after scoring a goal during the French L1 football match between Olympique Lyonnais (OL) and Lille (LOSC) on May 5, 2019, at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais stadium in Decines-Charpieu, central-eastern France. (Photo by ROMAIN LAFABREGUE / AFP)

17 updates: Arsenal to raid Lille again, also reject Monaco bid

MEGA UPDATE 7: Arsenal rejected an offer from Monaco for a young star while Mikel Arteta is gearing up to raid Lille again, this time for a midfielder.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (L) high-fives Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (R) as Saka goes off substituted during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Michael Steele / POOL / AFP)

Southgate explains why Saka isn’t in England senior squad

Gareth Southgate has explained why Bukayo Saka is in the England u21s for the upcoming break, instead of the senior squad.
Andreas Georgson via his Twitter account

Andreas Georgson to join Arsenal as Ljungberg leaves

Mikel Arteta has already begun talks with Andreas Georgson about joining his backroom staff after Freddie Ljungberg left Arsenal and he could already be at the club.
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal players snubbed, Premier League award change needed

Despite having a phenomenal season, Bukayo Saka was not included in the Premier League's selection for the Young Player of the Year award while Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang also misses out on the senior award.
NORWICH, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 01: Bernd Leno of Arsenal gives instructions during the Premier League match between Norwich City and Arsenal FC at Carrow Road on December 01, 2019 in Norwich, United Kingdom. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Arsenal announce Player of the Season runner up

Fans have picked Bernd Leno as Arsenal's second best player of the season with the German as integral at the back as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was at the other end.
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal star denies new shirt number will add pressure on him

Bukayo Saka says the chance to wear the number seven for Arsenal is an exciting development, rather than one that adds pressure.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (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)

Nigeria pushing to convince talented Arsenal teenager to pick them over England

Nigeria are 'accelerating their attempts' to convince Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka to pick them over England, according to a report.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (R) gestures with Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka at the final whistle during the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Arsenal at St Mary's Stadium in Southampton, southern England on June 25, 2020. (Photo by Mike Hewitt / 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 MIKE HEWITT/POOL/AFP via Getty Images)

What Bukayo Saka gets paid with new Arsenal contract

Bukayo Saka settled Arsenal fans nerves everywhere this week when he signed a new deal at the club, so what did they offer him to get him to stay?
Bukayo Saka modelling the new Arsenal 2020/21 shirt (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Arsenal show faith in their young players with 2 major shirt number changes

William Saliba and Bukayo Saka both got new shirt numbers on Thursday, after Arsenal released their 2020/21 Home Shirt.
Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (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)

Ex-Arsenal academy boss explains the doubts around Saka & how he ended them

Andries Jonker says the Arsenal academy worried that Bukayo Saka might be overachieving at youth level thanks to his physical advantages.
kieran tierney via arsenal

Arsenal summer signing wins his 1st Player of the Month award

Kieran Tierney won the Arsenal Player of the Month award for June, bringing in 40% of the fan votes ahead of three other contenders.
LONDON, ENGLAND - JULY 07: Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Bukayo Saka and Alexandre Lacazette after scoring his team's first goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Leicester City at Emirates Stadium on July 07, 2020 in London, England. Football Stadiums around Europe remain empty due to the Coronavirus Pandemic as Government social distancing laws prohibit fans inside venues resulting in all fixtures being played behind closed doors. (Photo by Shaun Botterill/Getty Images)

Aubameyang names the Arsenal youngster he expects to go straight to the top

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang thinks Bukayo Saka will go straight to the top, thanks largely to his humble attitude and desire to improve.
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (L) high-fives Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (R) as Saka goes off substituted during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Michael Steele / POOL / AFP)

Mikel Arteta sends message to Bukayo Saka ahead of Tottenham showdown

Mikel Arteta has sent a simple message to Arsenal teen sensation, Bukayo Saka, ahead of Sunday's game at Tottenham - Enjoy yourself!
Daily Cannon Arsenal podcast

Episode 246: Stuffed Canaries, tamed Wolves and Signing of da Tings

Matthew and Paul talk through the wins of Norwich and Wolves, the Saka & Martinelli contracts and cross fingers for Auba's extension. Plus we talk...
Arsenal's Spanish head coach Mikel Arteta (L) high-fives Arsenal's English striker Bukayo Saka (R) as Saka goes off substituted during the English Premier League football match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Arsenal at the Molineux stadium in Wolverhampton, central England on July 4, 2020. (Photo by Michael Steele / POOL / AFP)

Arsenal youngster catches Gareth Southgate's eye for first senior England call-up

Bukayo Saka is catching the eye of Gareth Southgate and the England setup, ahead of a possible international call-up later this year.