Bukayo Saka on the new contract with Arsenal FC: “It’s the right club for me, a beautiful club”
Ukayo Saka believes he can achieve ‘great things’ at Arsenal after signing a new contract.
Saka has signed a four-year contract with the club which could be worth around £300,000 a week with bonuses.
The winger previously had a year to complete his contract and had admirers from Europe’s biggest clubs. Saka, however, has put pen to paper on a new contract at Arsenal and he now eyes future success.
“I’m just very happy. There’s been a lot of talk and it’s been a while, but I’m here now,” Saka said. “I think it’s the right club, the right place to take the next step. It’s a beautiful club – look where we are.
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“For me, it’s about realizing my personal ambitions; how much I push myself and demand of myself every game, week after week. Then I have all the right people around me in terms of family, and when I come to the training ground, my teammates, the technical staff.
“I think I have everything I need to be the best player I can be, and that’s why I’m happy to stay here and be here for the future, because I really believe we can achieve that. big things.”
Arsenal came close to winning the Premier League this season but faded in recent weeks as Manchester City won the title.
The Gunners, however, are determined to get going again next season and are ready to back Mikel Arteta in the transfer market.
Saka added: “I’ve seen a lot of changes. I’ve seen this team and the club grow, and one thing that everyone around us can be excited about is that we’re heading in the right direction.
“Time is on our side. You can look at our team and a lot of players are young. We are hungry and a lot of us haven’t won trophies at Arsenal so we want to achieve great things. If you look the way we all talk, we want to win and we want to win here.
“It’s been too long since this club has had Champions League football. I’m really looking forward to Tuesday and Wednesday nights at this stadium, the atmosphere is going to be special.