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.

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?
Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) chats with Arsenal's Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka (C) and Manchester United's Swedish defender Victor Lindelof (R) on the pitch after the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. - The game finished 0-0. (Photo by Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Lacazette injured as Arsenal draw with Manchester United

As Arsenal prepare to face Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday, some information is emerging about which players might be involved.
Arsenal's French-born Ivorian midfielder Nicolas Pepe (C) is mobbed by teammates after scoring the equalising 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 Andy Rain / POOL / AFP)

Why Bukayo Saka is becoming a bigger threat with every game

Arsenal returned to winning ways with an impressive 3-1 win over Southampton but what changed from the FA Cup game?
BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal receives medical treatment during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at American Express Community Stadium on December 29, 2020 in Brighton, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Neil Hall - Pool/Getty Images)

Arteta and Arsenal provide Saka updates for West Brom clash

Mikel Arteta is confident Bukayo Saka will be okay to face West Bromwich Albion, with the Arsenal website ruling him available after his knock.
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 caution urged

After Bukayo Saka played a key role in Arsenal's win over Brighton on Tuesday, Mikel Arteta urged caution in our expectations for the youngster.
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 Man of the Match again as Mikel Arteta feels pride

Bukayo Saka was once again named Man of the Match for his performance, this time against Brighton on Tuesday but the forward left the pitch with an injury we will all be hoping isn't too bad.
LONDON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 26: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal celebrates with teammates Emile Smith Rowe, Alexandre Lacazette, and Hector Bellerin after scoring his team's third goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on December 26, 2020 in London, England. The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Andrew Boyers - Pool/Getty Images)

Bukayo Saka’s hilarious comment about his goal

Bukayo Saka scored the third in Arsenal's 3-1 win over Chelsea on Saturday, and he made an amusing comment about his goal afterwards.
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 left out of Arsenal's squad to face Manchester United on 30 January, 2021, but what's up?
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 player contracts are up 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.