When Bukayo Saka talks over new Arsenal contract will take place amid Champions League claim

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano has claimed that Bukayo Saka is extremely happy at Arsenal amid speculation surrounding his future.

The England international has established himself as one of the Premier League’s most consistent youngsters over the last couple of seasons and has taken his game to a new level this term, notching seven Premier League goals and a further four league assists.

The 20-year-old’s consistent displays haven’t gone unnoticed, with both Liverpool and Manchester City reportedly interested in his services whilst.

Saka’s current contract at the Emirates Stadium is set to expire in the summer of 2024 and football.londonrevealed at the end of January that the north London outfit are expected to offer their reigning player of the year a new deal at the end of the current campaign.

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football.london understands that a new deal will reflect the talented winger’s role in the team as one of the most important players.

Now, transfer guru Romano has weighed in on the situation, claiming that Saka is very happy with Mikel Arteta’s side and is focused on securing the club their first top-four finish in six years.

The Italian’s tweet read: “Bukayo Saka’s really happy with his Arsenal life. He loves the club, he’s only focused on race for Champions League spot and that’s why new contract talks won’t take place immediately.”

He added: “Potential new deal could be discussed in the summer.”

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Arsenal are just two points behind fourth-placed Manchester United in the current Premier League standings and United have played three more league fixtures than their rivals.

The Gunners are next in action on Sunday afternoon when they travel to Vicarage Road to take on Watford – who they defeated 1-0 at the Emirates Stadium in the corresponding fixture earlier this season.


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