Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka is surprisingly named in the World Cup team of the tournament

Bukayo Saka

Arsenal winger Bukayo is surprisingly in the World Cup team of the teammate. Leading media channels have also praised the performances of the England winger.

Hence, the Gunners must do whatever it takes to get him to sign a long-term contract. It is because due to his brilliant performances, a number of European clubs are showing interest.


French leading newspaper L’Equipe have named Arsenal winger Bukayo Saka in the World Cup team of the tournament. They are also one of the most difficult newspapers to please. The paper are also well respected in the media community. Hence, it is a big achievement for Bukayo Saka to get praise from the paper. It is a big achievement because England only reached the Quarter-finals. Whereas, all the other players got their teams in the finals or the semi-final.

Hence, it is clear that the performances of Saka in the World Cup were extraordinary. Therefore, it is clear that England and Arsenal have got a brilliant player on their books. Both the national team and the club expect him to be the future captain. A number of people were also surprised because he was selected ahead of Haim Ziyech and Julian Alvarez. Therefore, it is clear that the Gunners have to now work on the contract extension of their star player.


According to reports, Arsenal currently have no agreement with Bukayo Saka on a contract extension. However, the report also claims that the Gunners are in positive discussions with his agent. Therefore, a full agreement between the two parties in the near future is a possibility. Many reports are also claiming that Manchester City are keeping an eye on the situation. Hence, the Gunners must do their best to avoid any last-moment problems in the negotiations.

However, currently, Arsenal are focusing on having Bukayo Saka back in the team. He was not there in a friendly tournament in Dubai. It was due to his participation in the World Cup. However, the Gunners expect him to start their boxing day match against West Ham. The Premier League giants are currently on the top of the Premier League table. Hence, Bukayo Saka and the rest of his teammates know that a difficult second half of the season is awaiting them.

Arsenal will also have to currently focus on signing Mykhaylo Mudryk in the January transfer window. They also have to focus on extending the contracts of William Saliba and Gabriel Martinelli. Hence, at the moment Edu Gaspar and Mikel Arteta have their hands full of responsibilities. However, it is an indication that the club are going in the correct direction for the future.

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