Teenage Nigerian Winger Included As Arsenal Coach Name Checks 13 Players He's Excited To Work With
Published: August 09, 2019
 Teenage Nigerian Winger Included As Arsenal Coach Name Checks 13 Players He's Excited To Work With
Arsenal coach Unai Emery has hinted that Hale End Academy product Bukayo Saka is in contention to play some games for the first team in the new season.

The 17-year-old winger was involved in five games for the Gunners in pre-season and took part in the first team's photo shoot ahead of their Premier League opener against Newcastle United.

Emery has name-checked thirteen players he's most excited to work with in the upcoming season, including Saka.

Speaking to reporters ahead of Arsenal's trip to Newcastle, Emery said :''With all! I want to say to our supporters I am very excited and enthusiasmic with Pepe, David Luiz, Ceballos, Martinelli, Kieran Tierney and with Willock, Reiss Nelson, Bukayo [Saka], with Lacazette, Aubameyang, everybody! With Leno, with Emiliano [Martinexz], with Matt [Macey].

''We need every player and I want to achieve with every player our best performance. My challenge is to achieve some titles in my present and future here and go to the Champions League.

''My first, first objective is to improve each player in his career.''

Last season, Saka appeared in four official matches for Arsenal's first team and made debuts in the Premier League, FA Cup and Europa League.

Igho Kingsley

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