Saka surpassed the no. 7 Arsenal jersey.
Bukayo Saka has been exceeded Arsenal’s No. 7 jersey for the 2020/21 season, the club announced on their Twitter web page on Wednesday, at the same time as unveiling the house kits for next season.
“Our homegrown expertise. The Arsenal’s No 7 from 2020/21. Preserve making us proud, Bukayo,” Arsenal wrote on Twitter. He also shared a video on his Twitter deal with with a caption “new chapter..7” to confirm his new jersey number. Saka, who formerly wore the No. Seventy seven, takes over the jersey range dropped by way of Armenian midfielder, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who is on mortgage at Serie A facet Roma.
The jersey turned into also formerly worn by using Tomas Rosicky, Robert Pires, Liam Brady and David Rocastle. The 18-yr-vintage who’s eligible to play for both Nigeria and England at international level these days signed an extended-term agreement extension with the Gunners. He has impressed for Arsenal this season, playing regularly under former manager Unai Emery and Mikel Arteta as a left-again and left wing-returned.
He has featured 39 times for the Gunners this season, scoring 4 goals and offering eleven assists.