Bukayo Saka says it's a tough choice playing for Nigeria or England

Bukayo Saka says it's a tough choice playing for Nigeria or England

- Bukayo Saka has claimed that it will be a difficult choice to represent either England or Nigeria

- The Arsenal star has represented England at four different age levels and could be promoted to the senior team

- The 18-year-old has played 26 matches for the Gunners this season, providing five assists and scoring a goal

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Bukayo Saka has finally opened up about choosing which country he would represent at international level between England and Nigeria.

The Arsenal star has played the British side at the U16, U17, U18 and U19 levels and his recent form for the Gunners this season would see him move straight into the senior team.

And the British-born Nigerian winger has said that it would be a tough choice to pay for either the Three Lions or the Super Eagles.

Bukayo aka says it's a tough choice playing for Nigeria or England

Bukayo aka says it's a tough choice playing for Nigeria or England. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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"It's a tough choice. "I'm happy to have represented England at youth level but I'm also proud of my Nigerian heritage from my parents.

"We haven't been picked by any team so it's about staying humble and when the time comes we'll make the decision," the 18-year-old told Sky Sports.

England boss Gareth Southgate will be considering handing a call up to the youngster during the international break following his consistent form this campaign.

Saka has played 26 matches this season, starting 17 of them and providing five assists as well as scoring a goal.

He has had an incredible season for the Gunners which earned him a new long term deal at the Emirates to keep him away from suitors.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Gernot Rohr has finally spoken out about inviting Queens Park Rangers star Eberechi Eze and Arsenal sensation Bukayo Saka to play for the national team.

The English-born Nigerians have been shining brightly in the Championships and the Premier League and the pair have featured for England at under-age levels.

But both Eze and Saka can still switch allegiance to play for the Super Eagles just as the likes of Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina and Joe Aribo did.

Legit.ng also reported that Ogenyi Onazi has left Turkish Denizlispor, with a game left to play to the end of the season, Complete Sports reports.

The Super Eagles midfielder joined the club during the January transfer window after enduring several injury problems with Trabzonspor.

And the 27-year-old has played just nine games for the Super Lig side since his January move.

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