Bukayo Saka has been linked with a transfer to Manchester Metropolis (Image: Getty)
Arsenal star Bukayo Saka has been linked with a transfer to Manchester City, however would he actually depart the Emirates?
Premier League champions City are thought to view Saka as their ‘dream replacement’ for Raheem Sterling – who departed for Chelsea this summer season – and the 20-year-old’s present contract on the Emirates is about to run out in 2024.
England worldwide Saka was one among Mikel Arteta’s standout performers final season with 11 targets and 7 assists within the Premier League and has been named Arsenal’s Participant of the Season for the final two campaigns.
However Arsenal have did not qualify for the highest 4 since 2015-16 and star winger Saka – who made his debut in 2018 and gained the FA Cup in 2019-20 – has been linked with a step as much as a group who can commonly problem for titles.
Arsenal are said to have offered Saka a significant pay rise to forestall him from becoming a member of Pep Guardiola’s facet, however he’s but to answer the north London membership.
The Gunners have began the 2022-23 marketing campaign strongly and sit prime of the Premier League after their opening seven video games, with Saka registering a objective and 4 assists in that point, however Metropolis are unbeaten and only one level behind them.
Glen Johnson has urged Saka to consider joining Jurgen Klopp’s side amid curiosity from Metropolis and one other former Liverpool star, Steve McManaman, doesn’t suppose the 18-time capped England worldwide will transfer to the Etihad.
‘I don’t know if Manchester Metropolis will be capable to signal Bukayo Saka,’ McManaman advised horseracing.net.
‘The connection between the 2 golf equipment appears sturdy attributable to the truth that Manchester Metropolis let Arsenal signal Oleksandr Zinchenko and Gabriel Jesus.
‘He’s a younger and really gifted English participant. I’d be very stunned if they might get him to be trustworthy.
‘He’s a superb participant and he’s acquired expertise within the Premier League so he may most likely match of their group straight away.
‘If Manchester Metropolis lose Bernando Silva subsequent summer season, then that’d be an enormous blow however I believe Pep Guardiola would let him go if he actually needed to depart due to his companies for the membership.’
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