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Man Utd keeping eye on promising 18-year-old’s contract situation at PL rivals

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Bukayo Saka

Manchester United keeping tabs on Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka

Manchester United are closely monitoring the contract situation of Bukayo Saka at Arsenal. The youngster currently has 18 months remaining on his Arsenal contract. (h/t Daily Mail)

Saka progressed through the Arsenal youth ranks and made his debut in 2018 in the Europa League match against Vorskla Poltava.

The youngster has made 23 appearances while scoring three goals and five assists this season. (h/t Whoscored)

Bukayo Saka
Bukayo Saka has enjoyed an impressive breakout season at Arsenal

Having enjoyed a breakout season at Arsenal, the Gunners should go all out to ensure that the talented midfielder commits his long-term future to the club.

The youngster’s performances have attracted the attention of some of Europe’s biggest names. Apart from United, Liverpool and Bayern Munich are also keen on the player.

Although the youngster prefers to play on the left-wing, he has proven to be an able backup at left-back. He has filled in for the injured Sead Kolasinic and Kieran Tierney when required.

Left-back has been a problematic position for United ever since Patrice Evra’s departure. Luke Shaw hasn’t lived up to expectations and Brandon Williams is promising but young.

Bringing in Saka will give Williams enough competition while also adding to a young pool of potentially world-class full-backs to choose from.

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Saka is currently nursing an injury he picked up against Burnley. He is expected to be ready when the Gunners take on Newcastle United this weekend. (h/t Mirror)