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    ARSENAL showed they have finally found some fire in their bellies with a brilliant performance to brush Chelsea aside. Goals from Alexandre Lacazette from the penalty spot, Granit Xhaka and Bukayo Saka saw some gloom lifted at the Emirates with a 3-1 win. 1Arsenal were brilliant, and the third goalscorer Bukayo Saka was in inspired formCredit: Reuters The three points will go a long way to easing pressure on boss Mikel Arteta following an alarming slide down the Premier League table. Chelsea managed to get a consolation goal five minutes from time when Tammy Abraham chested in Callum Hudson-Odoi's cross. And they also missed a stoppage time penalty that would have given the scoreline a flattering look to it. The Gunners were good value for the win and should have scored more if truth be told. More to follow... Most read in FootballLive BlogARSENAL 3 CHELSEA 1Xhak, Lac and Sak make it a merry Xmas for Arsenal to stun ChelseaLive BlogLEICESTER 2 MAN UTD 2Vardy cancels out Bruno's late strike in thriller at KPBALO-GONNERBalogun 'likely to leave Arsenal as free...
    ARSENAL star Bukayo Saka told fans they 'deserve more' following the 1-1 draw against Southampton. The 19-year-old was a standout performer against the Saints as the Gunners came from behind to snatch a point at the Emirates. 3Bukayo Saka apologised to the Arsenal fans on Twitter following their poor formCredit: Rex Features 3Saka impressed in the Gunners' 1-1 draw against Southampton on WednesdayCredit: Getty Images - Getty Saka was instrumental in Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's equaliser as he glided past three players to create the chance for his team-mate. The draw ended a run of four consecutive defeats on home soil, though the result still leaves the North Londoners in 15th spot in the Premier League table. And the teenager took it upon himself to apologise to supporters as the club made it six games without a win in the-flight. Posting a picture of him sitting on the Emirates pitch, he said: "You deserve more Arsenal fans." Fans were quick to offer their support for the England international, who has been one of the brightest sparks in an otherwise dismal season for...
    ARSENAL legend Ian Wright believes it is totally wrong rising star Bukayo Saka is having to play so much for the club. The Gunners have relied heavily on the 19-year-old left winger this season with Mikel Arteta seeing him as a key player in their team. 1Bukayo Saka was forced off with an injury during the draw at LeedsCredit: EPA Wright believes the England prospect should not be relied on so much by Arsenal and thinks it shows the problems at the club. He also feels it makes no sense with Mesut Ozil exiled from the squad by Arteta. Speaking on Wrighty's House Podcast, he said: “He’s our most creative player at 18. When you look at it like that, there’s something fundamentally wrong when he has to play so frequently to help a team like Arsenal to win. “Even more so when we look at Mesut Ozil not being able to get a squad number. “We’re asking an 18-year-old to come off the bench, he’s just played three games for England, and now he’s injured. That’s too much pressure...
    ARSENAL are hopeful Bukayo Saka only suffered knee bruising after he limped off injured at Leeds on Sunday. The star winger will miss the Gunners' Europa League trip to Molde tomorrow but should be back in action soon after. 1Arsenal hope Bukayo Saka only suffered knee bruising during the Gunners' draw at Leeds on SundayCredit: Kevin Quigley-The Daily Mail Saka, 19, came on as a second-half substitute in the 0-0 draw at Elland Road before he was forced off soon after. He hurt himself in a challenge with Ezgjan Alioski. And after trying and failing to play through the pain, Saka was replaced by Ainsley Maitland-Niles. ⚽ Read our Arsenal live blog for the latest news from The Emirates Having since been assessed by Gunners' doctors, the teenager has been ruled out of tomorrow's game in Norway. But medical staff are hopeful it is just bruising and nothing more sinister, according to the Mail. Arsenal host Wolves in the Premier League on Sunday night which could also be too soon for Saka to return. But the North Londoners are said...
    ARSENAL star Bukayo Saka has praised Harry Kane for helping him settle in with England - even though he plays for arch-rivals Tottenham! Versatile Gunners wing-back Saka won his first Three Lions cap against Wales last month. ⚠️ Read our Arsenal live blog for the latest news from The Emirates 2Bukayo Saka has thanked Harry Kane for helping him settle into life with the England squadCredit: Rex Features And after some more star-studded performances under Mikel Arteta, Saka remains in Gareth Southgate’s plans for games against the Republic of Ireland, Belgium and Iceland. Saka’s rise to the top has been extremely impressive and he already looks at home in the England set-up. But one man taking credit for helping Saka settle in so well is Three Lions captain Kane. Even though he plays for Arsenal’s fierce rivals Spurs, Saka has heaped praise upon Kane for ‘putting an arm around me’ and guiding him through his first experiences of the England camp. Saka said: “All the boys have been so good with me from the first minute I came in. “Harry...
    BUKAYO SAKA has registered more assists in all competitions than any other Premier League teenager since the start of last season. According to Opta, the versatile Arsenal winger has set up an incredible 14 goals despite being just 19 years old. ⚠️ Read our Arsenal live blog for the latest news from The Emirates   3Bukayo Saka has clocked up an astonishing 14 assists in all competitions for Arsenal since the start of last seasonCredit: Getty Images - Getty 14 - Since the start of last season, Arsenals Bukayo Saka has registered 14 assists in all competitions - more than any other teenager for a Premier League club in that time. Provider. #ARSMOL— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 5, 2020 Saka, who won his first England cap last month in the 3-0 win against Wales, had only made four appearances for Arsenal by the end of the 2018/19 campaign. But with Unai Emery and then Mikel Arteta seeing just how high he can go, Saka ended up playing 38 games in total last term. He has already clocked up ten games for...
    ARSENAL fell victim to a late smash and grab as Jamie Vardy came off the bench to score with the game's first shot on target after 80 MINUTES. Alexandre Lacazette had a goal disallowed after three when Granit Xhaka was judged to have impeded Kasper Schmeichel from an offside position. 11Jamie Vardy came off the bench to score Leicester's winnerCredit: Guardian News & Media / Free to use by all titles in perpetuity under NMC agreement 11The Englishman scored his fifth ever goal at the Emirates in the 80th minuteCredit: Kevin Quigley-The Daily Mail And the frustrating - and quite frankly dull - Arsenal performance was capped off by Vardy's late breakaway goal. Cengiz Under left Granit Xhaka in his wake before sliding the ball across for Vardy to tap in. And here's what SunSport's William Pugh made of the Gunners' individual performances against the Foxes. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest Gunners news   11Arsenal had a goal disallowed after just three minutesCredit: Getty Images - Getty 11VAR ruled it out because Granit Xhaka was...
    ARSENAL slipped to a 1-0 loss at the Eithad as Manchester City spoiled the Partey. Mikel Arteta tasted defeat back at his old stomping ground as Raheem Sterling's 23rd minute goal proved to be the winner. 5Raheem Sterling broke the deadlock for Manchester CityCredit: AP:Associated Press 5Manchester City celebrate Sterling's openerCredit: News Group Newspapers Ltd The Gunners grew into the game but lacked the urgency or incisiveness to drag themselves back into the contest despite another promising showing from Bukayo Saka. SunSport's Josh Graham hands out his ratings on the Arsenal performances. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest Gunners news   Bernd Leno - 6/10 Made a good stop from Phil Foden but could only parry the ball into Raheem Sterling's path as he lashed home for City's opening goal. Smart stop from Riyad Mahrez, early in the second-half. David Luiz - 6 A late replacement for Rob Holding who broke down in the warm-up - will be disappointed with his free-kick effort which flew over. A whole lot better than the shambolic showing he...
    NICOLAS PEPE silenced his doubters with a stunning second-half showing to steer Arsenal to a 2-0 win over Sheffield United. The Gunners record-signing had a hand in Bukayo Saka's opener before a spectacular solo effort sealed a vital win for Mikel Arteta's men. 5Nicolas Pepe emerged from the bench to guide Arsenal to victory over Sheffield UnitedCredit: Reuters 5The Gunners club-record signing netted a stunning solo effortCredit: Rex Features 5Bukayo Saka celebrated his first England call-up with a first Emirates goalCredit: AFP or licensors Victory at the Emirates meant Arsenal bounced back from a first league defeat of the season at Liverpool to head into the international break in a coveted Champions League spot. And they had Pepe to thank after he followed up an impressive Anfield cameo in the Carabao Cup by proving he should be starting for the club. Arteta had turned to the club's record-signing to spark Arsenal into action following a drab first-half affair with little chances for either side. The Ivorian was instantly involved in the opener within minutes as his pass started a series...
    BUKAYO SAKA played in a blockbuster of a Carabao Cup tie in the same round last season. Since then he has changed a lot and so has his club Arsenal. 2Saka had his hands full tracking back for Salah - but put on another impressive showing Credit: Rex Features The teenage defender took to the pitch at Liverpool on a high having received his first England senior call-up - just a month after making his debut for the Under 21s. It’s a moment of celebration for the player and Arsenal who are slowly but steadily maturing much like their highly regarded young defender. Saka, 19, played in the breathless 5-5 fourth round draw at Anfield that went to penalties and played a significant role in the eventual downfall of Arsenal boss Unai Emery. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest Gunners news   Mikel Arteta has since replaced him at the helm and there was no way the new-look Arsenal were going to play any part in any kamikaze cup football this time around. The anticipated Liverpool onslaught failed...
    MIKEL ARTETA just loves playing in the cup. His side edged past Leicester 2-0 to secure their spot in the Carabao Cup fourth round. 2Christian Fuchs' own goal broke the deadlockCredit: AP:Associated Press 2Arsenal celebrate taking the lead against LeicesterCredit: AP:Associated Press The performance was far from convincing as a second-string side failed to light up the King Power. Nicolas Pepe's perseverance ended in Christian Fuchs' own goal after the break and Arsenal did not secure the win until Eddie Nketiah stabbed in on 90 minutes. SunSport's Josh Graham serves up his player ratings for The Gunners. Bernd Leno - 6/10 Important early block from Kelechi Iheanacho reminded Gooners why Arteta was prepared to sell long-serving shot-stopper Emi Martinez to Aston Villa. Got away with one when he was left in no man's land as James Maddison's gorgeous chip hit the woodwork. Rob Holding - 5 Struggled with the pace of Leicester's attack at times, perhaps surprised to still be on the books at the Emirates after strong rumours of a move to Newcastle on loan. David Luiz -...
    MASON GREENWOOD and Bukayo Saka have been rewarded for their fantastic debut campaigns with a sharp increase in their FIFA 21 ratings. With Manchester United and Arsenal fans keen to see how their young stars fare in the latest edition of the video game, EA Sports have unveiled the most-improved stars. 5Mason Greenwood's 17-goal haul for Manchester United impressed the FIFA selectors 5Bukayo Saka is also among the most-improved stars of this year's release Both Greenwood, 18, and Saka, 19, have received double-figure boosts after announcing themselves to the footballing world. With his primary position down as a right-midfielder, Greenwood comes in at 77, including 81 for pace and 78 for shooting. That marks a 10-point upgrade for the England international, the same increase given to Saka. MAN UTD NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest United news The Arsenal wide-man now rates 75 with 84 for pace also his best asset, before a 77 for dribbling. Top of the pile for FIFA 21's most improved players is Serie A breakout star Marash Kumbulla, up by 15. A relative unknown...
    ARSENAL star Kieran Tierney has been revealed as the player who has had the most shirts sold on the club's website. The Scottish defender has overtaken captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang as the most popular name for fans to have on the back of the new Gunners strip. 2Kieran Tierney has been revealed as Arsenal's most popular name for fans to have on the back of the club's new kitCredit: Getty Images - Getty 2The Scottish defender's No.3 strip has outsold club captain Pierre-Emerick AubameyangCredit: Getty Images - Getty The 23-year-old has established himself as a huge fan favourite following his £25million move from Celtic last summer. Tierney endured a difficult first few months in London due to injuries but has been a huge success since the Premier League's restart. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Click here for the latest Gunners news   He was named Arsenal's Player of the Month for June by fans who also tipped him as a future Gunners captain. Tierney was hailed for his down to earth nature after he was pictured carrying his gear in a Tesco bag...
    BUKAYO SAKA has admitted he idolises Arsenal legend Thierry Henry. The Gunners whizkid has been one of the club's best players this season since breaking through from the youth set-up. 2Bukayo Saka wants to emulate his icon Thierry Henry at Arsenal 2Henry moved to the Gunners from Juventus in 1999 The 18-year-old has been in the Gunners academy for years and was just five-years-old when Henry swapped Arsenal for the Camp Nou in 2007. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news Lionel Messi was even starstruck watching the French forward walk into the Barcelona dressing room for the first time. Henry had already lifted two Premier League titles and two FA Cups in a highly successful eight years in North London. The Arsenal ace re-joined the North Londoners in January 2012 on a two-month loan from MLS side New York Red Bulls before heading back to The Big Apple to see out his playing days. But his legendary status has never been forgotten at the club as he continues to influence youngsters like Saka. The winger told Sky...
    BUKAYO SAKA is reportedly torn between choosing to represent England or Nigeria. The 18-year-old whizkid has attracted attention from both camps following his scintillating form at Arsenal this season. 1Arsenal's Bukayo Saka is yet to decide between England or Nigeria The Emirates hotshot is yet to receive a call-up but is eligible to play for both countries as he was born in London and has Nigerian parents. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news The highly-rated winger has featured at international level for England's Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-19 squads. But admits he would be "proud" to pull on a Super Eagles shirt in homage to his parents' heritage. He told Sky Sports: "It's a tough choice, "I'm happy to have represented England at youth level but I'm also proud of my Nigerian heritage from my parents. "We haven't been picked by any team so it's about staying humble and when the time comes we'll make the decision." England boss Gareth Southgate has been keeping close tabs on the youngster - who has been...
    NIGERIA have stepped up their efforts to lure Bukayo Saka away from the England team. The Arsenal star, 18, has represented England at youth level - but remains torn over where his international future lies. 1Bukayo Saka has made 27 appearances in the Premier League this season Credit: Getty Images - Getty Saka is eligible to play for England or Nigeria as he was born in London and has Nigerian parents. The Daily Mail claim Nigeria are prepared to fast-track Saka into their first-team. But he has played for England at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18 and Under-19. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news And he is on track to break into Gareth Southgate's senior squad following his remarkable spell of form. The 18-year-old, who will wear a new number next season, has been a regular in Mikel Arteta's side. LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Man Utd, Chelsea and Liverpool scores on final day and win £100   Most read in FootballMODEL BOSSPlayboy model once linked with Cristiano Ronaldo buys football teamSEEING REDMoment Lampard tells Liverpool...
    ARSENAL let slip Bukayo Saka will wear a new number next season as they launched their 2020/21 kit. The Gunners' new Adidas strips are available for sale on their website. 4Bukayo Saka will wear the No7 jersey at Arsenal next seasonCredit: Arsenal FC Saka will wear the number 7, while our new centre back, Saliba, will wear the number 4 - with Elneny agreeing to take the number 25 shirt.Sake will continue to wear number 77 for Sundays game against Watford and the Heads Up FA Cup final. pic.twitter.com/zADYVrX61X— ARSENAL (@tomgunner14) July 23, 2020 And the personalisation option allowed fans to select "Saka 7" to be printed on the back. The 18-year-old has worn the No77 shirt this season but the change reflects what a positive impact he has had on the North Londoners and the faith Mikel Arteta has in him. Arsenal's new home strip was leaked back in June and it split opinion online at the time. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news But fans were generally united in their positive reaction to Saka's squad number change. William Saliba - who will make his...
    GARETH SOUTHGATE will be keeping tabs on Mason Greenwood, Phil Foden and Bukayo Saka in the FA Cup semi-finals when he attends his first matches since lockdown.  The England boss has been given the all clear by the FA to attend the semi-final clashes between Manchester United and Chelsea, and Man City and Arsenal. 2 Southgate is set to attend the FA Cup semi-final clashesCredit: Reuters 2 Mason Greenwood is on the England boss' radarCredit: Getty - Contributor Southgate has been watching his England aces from the comfort of his North Yorkshire home. But according to The Daily Mail, he is set to venture to Wembley next weekend to evaluate the players up close, as preparations heat up for September's UEFA Nations League games Iceland and Denmark. LADBROKES 1-2-FREE Simply predict Man City, Spurs vs Arsenal and Leicester scores this coming weekend and win £100 The Premier League has had to curb the number of scouts and future opposition managers at matches but the sheer size of Wembley and the fact that it falls outside the jurisdiction of the Prem's...
    ONLY two Premier League players have made more assists across all competitions this season than Bukayo Saka. The Arsenal teenager added one more to his tally during Tuesday's 1-1 draw with Leicester City. 2 Saka's assist for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's goal was his 12th of the campaign. Trent Alexander-Arnold and Kevin De Bruyne are only top-flight players to have created more goals than him this season. Liverpool star Alexander-Arnold has chipped in with 14 while De Bruyne leads the race with 19. Saka has cemented his spot in Arsenal's first-team after progressing through the club's academy. Since making his debut in 2018, the 18-year-old has continued to impress at the Emirates. Saka has made 23 league appearances for the North London club during the 2019/20 campaign. He had attracted interest from the likes of Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news But the England Under-19 international committed his future to the Gunners with a new long-term deal. He saw his weekly wages skyrocket from £3,000 to £30,000 as part of...
    ONE OF the great joys for any coach – not to mention a loyal fan – is watching the rise and blossoming of young talent at their football club. And there will be an immense feeling of satisfaction and excitement within the Arsenal youth ranks at the development of Bukayo Saka in his first year as a professional. 3Saka is showing that investing in youth can pay dividends - and his work ethic is putting Ozil to shameCredit: Getty Images - Getty Against Wolves on Saturday, Saka reminded us all of his talents and maturity by scoring his fourth goal of this extended campaign. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news Tonight against Leicester, in a front three of Saka, Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the 18-year-old caused considerable havoc to the Foxes defence in the first half. A perfect example of that was when Saka accelerated behind Turkish defender Çaglar Söyüncü to latch on to the brilliant through-ball from the exceptional Dani Ceballos on 21 minutes. Then a moment of skill left the experienced Jonny Evans on...
    BRILLIANT BUKAYO SAKA and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang proved they can be the deadly attacking duo for Arsenal going forward. They are 13 years apart in age but there is nothing unlucky about that number for Arsenal fans - even though Jamie Vardy snatched a late equaliser at the Emirates. 3Saka was brilliant for Arsenal while Lacazette must prove he can be the same attacking force Alexandre Lacazette should have buried the game with a close-range header before half-time - and he had a goal ruled out for offside. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news While Mikel Arteta was left to rue that, Eddie Nketiah's sending off two minutes after coming on meant it was a backs-to-the-wall job just to gain a point in the end. Here, Sam Morgan runs through the Arsenal players and how they rated. Emiliano Martinez - 5 Did very well to stop Kelechi Iheanacho's 55th minute volley that could have been the equaliser. Did allow the Foxes striker to score in the first half but he was ruled offside. Shkodran Mustafi - 6 Had...
    DESPITE Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang yet to sort out his future and no major new signings, Arsenal may well have done their best bit of business this year already. Bukayo Saka signing a new long-term contract at the Emirates in the week is a bigger coup for his club than it is for the player himself. 3Bukayo Saka scored his first Premier League goal in the 2-0 win for Arsenal over WolvesCredit: AFP or Licensors We have heard it time and time before, but this lad is going to be something special. Scrap that, he already is. With a year remaining on his previous deal and performances to get people taking notice, plenty of big clubs would no doubt have sniffed around offering the big bucks for his signature. But Saka wanted to stay, he loves Arsenal and if he wasn’t the one on the pitch tearing up Premier League defences, he would no doubt have been cheering on a Gunners academy graduate cutting it with the big boys. And not just cutting it, but showing them up - Saka has been...
    BUKAYO SAKA capped off a perfect week by volleying Arsenal to victory over Wolves at Molineux. The 18-year-old delighted Gunners fans in mid-week by finally putting pen to paper on a new contract. 2Saka hooked the ball past Rui PatricioCredit: Richard Pelham - The Sun And things got even better for the homegrown talent, when he hooked Kieran Tierney's deflected cross past Rui Patricio in the 43rd minute. Mikel Arteta's side had to dig deep to grind out the win, with Wolves knocking on the door for much of the second-half. But hold out they did, with substitute Alexandre Lacazette's late strike doubling their lead and sealing the points. The win narrows the gap to the Gunners' sixth-placed hosts to just three points in the race for European football. MORE TO FOLLOW... 2Saka, 18, capped off his perfect week with a crucial opening goalCredit: Richard Pelham - The Sun Most read in FootballLive Blogman utd 5 bournemouth 2Bruno back on scoresheet after Greenwood & Martial stunnersCRACKERSEx-Napoli flop Matuzalem says he failed at club as he could not stop eating CHEESEWatford...
    ARSENAL starlet Gabriel Martinelli has committed his future by signing a new long-term contract. MORE TO FOLLOW 1Gabriel Martinelli has signed a new long-term Arsenal contractCredit: EPA Most read in FootballLive BlogLa Liga LeadersReal Madrid vs Getafe: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team newsLive BlogUNITED LIVEMan Utd news LIVE: All the latest updates and transfer gossip from Old TraffordPictured'FEEL SO HEARTBROKEN'Fans shocked after seeing MOTD studio looks nothing like on TVFeatureONE LAST GAMEFootballers who came out of retirement, including Scholes, Robben and CruyffROBBO'S RISEHow Robertson went from Celtic reject working in M&S to Liverpool title winnerLive BlogTOON TALKNewcastle takeover LIVE: Masters LATEST, Saudi deal updates, all transfer news
    PIERRE-EMERICK AUBAMEYANG has confirmed he will negotiate with Arsenal over a new deal. The striker, 31, made history for the club as he scored twice in the 4-0 win over Norwich. 1Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was the star of the show for Arsenal against NorwichCredit: Reuters Aubameyang revealed earlier this month that the Gunners had not yet offered him a contract renewal. His current deal at the Emirates is set to expire in the summer of 2021. The Gabon ace has attracted interest from the likes of Barcelona, Real Madrid and even Chelsea. But following the win over Norwich, he confirmed he will discuss a new deal as he praised the club for tying down Bukayo Saka. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news Aubameyang said: "I'm really happy that Bukayo Saka signed. "We'll see. We'll talk with the club and see what happens. "I'm really focused on the games. Since Mikel has been in, we're doing well. "We're working well. We have signs we are improving." When asked about the prospect of...
    BUKAYO SAKA is poised to sign a new long-term deal with Arsenal this week as Mikel Arteta convinces the 18-year-old to stay at the Emirates.  The Gunners boss was all too aware of the growing interest in the London-born 18-year-old who he regards as key to his future plans. 1 Arsenal are reportedly putting the finishing touches to new long-term contract for Bukayo SakaCredit: Getty Images - Getty According to The Athletic, the Gunners have hashed out a long-term deal with Saka that will see that the teenager's future remain at the Emirates. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news The club is expected to make an announcement this week which will come as a major boost to Arteta as wantaway skipper Pierre Emerick-Aubameyang nears the exit door. Highly-rated winger Saka had turned the heads of Liverpool, Manchester United and Chelsea who were reportedly willing to offer him way more than the £7,000-a-week which he currently earns. The England Under-19 international's current £3,000-per-week deal is set to expire in the summer of 2021. Arsenal have limped to just...
    MIKEL ARTETA believes he has convinced Bukayo Saka to commit his long-term future to Arsenal. The versatile teenager has been the break-out star of what has been an otherwise miserable season for the Gunners. 2 Arsenal are desperate to tie down Bukayo Saka on a long-term deal - and Mikel Arteta is confident he willCredit: Getty Images - Getty But he is about to enter the final year of his £7,000-a-week contract and has so far resisted all the club’s efforts to get him to sign a new deal. Arteta, though, is confident that 18-year-old Saka is about to end all the uncertainty. He said: "I am very positive that everything is going to be done with Bukayo very shortly. “The communications between the club, the agents and the family have been going on for months and are very fluent. ARSENAL NEWS LIVE: Follow for the latest Gunners news “But the player knows how much trust I have in him and every week he is showing his consistency level is getting better and better. “I am so excited by the...