Despite his recent excellent form for Arsenal’s first team, it has been reported that the player is yet to get a place in the main team dressing room.
British tabloid Mirror reported Arsenal is ready to offer the 18-year-old a new contract, to fend off interest from bigger teams in the premier league.
“Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka is making a name for himself as one of the club’s most exciting young prospects,” said the Mirror of London.
“But, remarkably, he is still not in the first-team dressing room at Arsenal’s London Colney training ground. It is split into the first team and an academy wing and the youngsters have to wait until they are invited to be with the big boys.
“The 18-year-old has gained a reputation as being very bright and well-liked, has started Arsenal’s last three Premier League games and is also set to sign a new deal which would also elevate his status.
Saka has started Arsenal’s last three Premier League games and is also set to sign a new long term deal which would also elevate his status. Negotiations are already well underway.