Arsenal are pushing Bukayo Saka to signal a brand new contract as they’re more and more fearful by Manchester Metropolis’s pursuit of the England star, 90min understands.
The 21-year-old’s present deal is because of expire in 2024 and Arsenal have been locked in talks with Saka and his representatives for many of this yr.
90min revealed in September that talks have been ongoing with Saka, together with Gabriel Martinelli and William Saliba, however as but no deal has been agreed.
Saka has performed a outstanding function in Arsenal’s resurgence below Mikel Arteta this season, however they realise he must be tied all the way down to a long-term contract.
Now sources near the state of affairs have instructed 90min that Metropolis are pushing onerous to persuade Saka that his future can be higher served in Manchester.
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Metropolis look set be available in the market for an additional attacking midfield possibility, given Bernardo Silva’s need to hitch Barcelona subsequent summer season. In concept, it might give Phil Foden that probability to play centrally, a place each he and Pep Guardiola have mentioned can be his future function.