Bukayo Saka: Arsenal Reportedly Ready to Make Winger Highest Earner at the Club Amid Incredible Form

Bukayo Saka: Arsenal Reportedly Ready to Make Winger Highest Earner at the Club Amid Incredible Form

Fred Kennedy
March 28, 2023 at 9:38 AM
  • Arsenal hotshot Bukayo Saka is currently on a £70,000-a-week wages
  • However, that salary could be more than quadrupled in a new club deal
  • This deal will see Saka overtake Gabriel Jesus as the Gunners' top earner

Arsenal are reportedly ready to make Bukayo Saka the club's top earner in a move aimed at fending off potential admirers.

Saka has been one of Arsenal's standout players this season, with his contributions putting the club in a pole position to win the Premier League this term.

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Bukayo Saka celebrates after Arsenal's victory in the Premier League match against Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium. Photo by Catherine Ivill.
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According to The Sun, the winger is enjoying a stunning individual campaign and continues to impress with every game.

The youngster has netted an eyewatering 12 goals in the Premier League so far and bagged 10 assists, in what is turning out to be his best season with the Gunners since he broke into the first team.

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Arsenal ready to reward Saka

The Gunners are now said to be considering rewarding Saka with a new bumper deal for his significant contribution to the club.

Reports suggest the north Londoners are willing to make him the club's highest earner a new five-year contract worth up to £300,000-a-week.

The deal will see him more than quadruple his current £70,000-a-week wages.

SunSport contends that the new contract will see him overtake Gabriel Jesus in Arsenal's pecking order of top earners.

Jesus, who moved to the Emirates Stadium last summer, is believed to be pocketing £250,000-a-week in wages.

Meanwhile, Saka is said to have been in contract talks with Arsenal for more than a year and is now ready to put pen to paper.

Saka taunted for Kardashian interaction

Sports Brief also reported on how English players taunted Saka after the winger’s interaction with Kim Kardashian’s son.

Hawk-eyed fans noted that Kim K only took out her mobile phone to film when it was his turn to take a penalty in the shootout.

Saka linked up with his English teammates while reporting for international duty and they were quick to reference the moment.

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