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Mikel Arteta provides fresh update on Bukayo Saka's future

Mikel Arteta provides fresh update on Bukayo Sakas future

Arteta hopeful over Saka extension

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has provided a fresh update on the future of Bukayo Saka, who is being tracked by the likes of Liverpool and Manchester United.

The 18-year-old has impressed in his breakthrough season with the north London side this term and he has contributed three goals and nine assists in all competitions.

Saka's current deal with the club is due to expire at the end of next season and when asked about an update, Arteta said that he is hopeful that the club can negotiate an extension with the club graduate.

"The club is doing what it has to do and is having conversations. [Hopefully] we'll get it resolved," he told in a press conference as relayed by Football.London.

Arsenal are currently five points behind a potential Champions League spot but they have a game in hand. They are scheduled to face Brighton & Hove Albion on the road in this weekend's league fixture.