Bukayo Saka: Top 10 Arsenal Earners As Youngster Reportedly Lands New Contract

Bukayo Saka: Top 10 Arsenal Earners As Youngster Reportedly Lands New Contract

Fred Kennedy
updated at April 12, 2023 at 8:26 PM
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  • Bukayo Saka has enjoyed an impressive run of form under Mikel Arteta this season
  • The youngster's performances have made a contribution to Arsenal's EPL title charge this term
  • Reports now suggest that the forward is on the verge of penning a new lucrative deal at the Emirates
  • The deal will see the Englishman become among the top earners at the club alongside Gabriel Jesus

Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka is in line to become one of the top earners at the club after he reportedly landed a new mammoth contract at the Emirates Stadium.

Saka has been one of Arsenal's standout players this season, with his impressive performances contributing to the Gunners' unprecedented Premier League title charge this term.

The Englishman has enjoyed a meteoric rise to stardom since he broke into the scene and has seen his profile continue to grow over the months.

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Bukayo Saka celebrates after the Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal FC at Villa Park. Photo by Visionhaus.
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So much so that The Mirror reports that Liverpool have been salivating for his services, with reigning champions Man City also linked with a move.

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Saka agrees new deal

However, the chances of the winger leaving the Emirates recently became slimmer after reports he had a greed a new mammoth deal with the club.

According to The Athletic, an agreement in principle over Saka's contract extension has been put in place.

Saka's new deal will reportedly see him pocket in the excess of £200,000-a-week, enough to put him among the top earners at the Emirates.

Gabriel Jesus is believed to be the best-paid Arsenal star, with the Brazilian pocketing an eyewatering £265,000 per week.

Meanwhile, Saka is currently said to on a £70,000-per-week paycheck.

Below are the top 10 best paid Arsenal players per spotrac (weekly wages):

1. Gabriel Jesus - £265,000

2. Thomas Partey - £200,000

3. Oleksandr Zinchenko - £150,000

4. Ben White - £120,000

5. Granit Xhaka - £120,000

6. Martin Ødegaard - £115,000

7. Kieran Tierney - £110,000

8. Edward Nketiah - £100,000

9. Gabriel Martinelli - £90,000

10. Bukayo Saka - £70,000

Saka matches Henry's record

Sports Brief earlier reported that Bukayo Saka matched Henry's record by scoring in three consecutive matches against Manchester United.

He spoke ahead of the 3-2 win over Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium, and when he was reminded of the record, he accepted the challenge.

He put the Gunners level in the match after Marcus Rashford had put the Red Devils ahead earlier and Eddie Nketiah equalised.

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Fred Kennedy has a Bachelor's degree in journalism (Daystar University), currently working as a Sports Editor. He has more than five years of experience in digital journalism.
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