Arsenal have plan in place to keep impressive Liverpool, Man Utd target

Date published: Monday 2nd March 2020 4:03

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Arsenal are trying to tie down Bukayo Saka to a new five-year contract amid strong interest from Manchester United and Liverpool.

Saka is being tipped as a future star after impressively filling in at left-back in recent games for Mikel Arteta’s men.

The 18-year-old has come through the ranks at The Emirates but only has 18 months left on his current deal, news that has sparked plenty of interest in his signature.

And after recent impressive performances, both United and Liverpool have both been credited with interest in the youngster.

However, journalist Nicolo Schira claims Arsenal are set to offer Saka a new five-year contract to make sure they keep him at the Emirates.

He tweeted: “#Arsenal are working to extend the contract of Bukayo #Saka until 2025.

“Last details to finalize the deal. #transfers #AFC”

Despite his tender age, Saka has made 27 appearances in all competitions for the Gunners this season, netting three goals and providing an impressive nine assists.

 

 

Meanwhile, Arsenal are reported to be readying an approach to sign Sassuolo striker Domenico Berardi over the summer after stepping up their interest in the Italian.

The 25-year-old has been a revelation for the Serie A side this season and is enjoying his most productive season to date, having netted nine times and created five more from the 20 appearances he has made so far. Read more…

 

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