Bukayo Saka: Arsenal youngster not given access into team's dressing room

Bukayo Saka: Arsenal youngster not given access into team's dressing room

- Bukayo Saka yet to be given access to Arsenal's first team dressing room

- The winger has featured for the Gunners this campaign

- Saka has scored once and assisted another goal in his first five appearances so far

England born star of Nigerian descent Bukayo Saka has not been given access into Arsenal's dressing room at the club's training ground.

The 18-year-old has been superb for the Gunners since he broke into the first team this season - scoring one and assisting one other goal in all competitions so far.

His first goal for the north Londoners came when they defeated Eintracht Frankfurt in an Europa League clash.

Having made five appearances across board this campaign, it is imperative that the winger is given permission to join the senior players in the changing room.

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According to SunSport, Arsenal's training facility - one for the established players and the other for the academy boys.

The publication further claims that the youngsters must be handed an invitation before thinking of joining the big boys in their dressing room.

Meanwhile, Saka, who has developed greatly under the supervision of club legend Freddie Ljungberg says: "It helps me so much having Freddie on the training pitch.

"Sometimes when the manager is trying to communicate with me I don’t understand what he is saying and Freddie speaks better English.

"Freddie has been a player at this level before and a very good one. He played in the same position as me on the left wing and he’s been a big part in my progress.

"I couldn’t ask for much more than to have an Arsenal legend giving me advice every day.

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"He’s been with me since I was 15 and seen me do amazing things but his main message is always to stay humble and keep working hard because he really thinks I can be a top player."

The 18-year-old further stated that he is not moved by the lack of invitation, but insisted: "It’s good to have your mates around you to push you and to pick you up when you’re down."

Legit.ng earlier reported that Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr has admitted that it would be difficult to get Bukayo Saka to play for Nigeria.

The 18-year-old is one of the break out stars in the Premier League this campaign having scored once in his first five appearances for the club.

Saka has represented England at the cadet level but still eligible to play for the three time African champions at the senior level.

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Source: Legit.ng

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