Arsenal attempting to tie talented forward with new deal amid Liverpool interest

By | February 13, 2020

Arsenal are reportedly attempting to tie talented forward Bukayo Saka to a new long-term deal with Liverpool and Manchester United both keeping tabs on the 18-year-old’s form.

The England Under-19 international has played four games for the North London club last season, however,  has enjoyed a breakthrough 2019-20 season, already featuring on 23 times in all competitions.

Saka’s current contract will expire at the end of next campaign, and according to the Daily Mail, the Gunners are preparing to hand the teenager fresh new deal due to the interest in his services.

Indeed, the report suggests that Liverpool and Manchester United are both attracted to a player who has appeared as both a left midfielder and a left-back for his London club. Saka, who came through the youth system with North London club, is still believed to be on a wage of £3,000 a week at the North London club.

German champions, Bayern Munich are also believed to be keeping tabs on the versatile starlet as Mikel Arteta’s side battle to secure his signature.

Meanwhile, Liverpool are reportedly keeping tabs on the progress of Carlos Vinicius ahead of a possible summer move.

The Merseyside Reds is believed to be considering bolstering his attacking options ahead of a 2020-21 season which will likely see Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah miss a spell of Premier League action due to the Africa Cup of Nations.