Three Lions’ and Super Eagles’ hopeful, Bukayo Saka has been handed jersey number 7 by Arsenal FC following his impressive performances this season.
The teenager, who had represented the English national team at youth level, made his senior team debut under Unai Emery, who was sacked earlier in the season.
Since making his debut with squad No. 77, the Nigerian and English national team hopeful has gone ahead to announce himself, prompting Arsenal FC to had him Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s jersy, who has been on loan to Roma.
Nigerian Football Federation is leaving no table unturned to snatch the 18-year old, who was born a Nigerian parent, from the English national team, as he is still eligible to play for any of them.
Meanwhile, Unai Emery, who handed him his senior debut before being sacked, has been announced as the new Villarreal manager.