Bukayo Saka: A week I’ll always remember after first Premier League goal for


Saka scored in Arsenal’s 2-0 win against Wolves on Saturday; Arteta delighted with recent form

Last Updated: 04/07/20 9:52pm

Bukayo Saka scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal on Saturday

Bukayo Saka scored his first Premier League goal for Arsenal on Saturday

Mikel Arteta said his Arsenal team were “alive” following their victory at Wolves while Bukayo Saka celebrated an unforgettable week – which included a new contract and his first Premier League goal.

The 18-year-old has caught the eye with his performances this season and was rewarded with a fresh contract on Wednesday before being handed another league start for the 2-0 win at Wolves on Saturday.

He repaid both shows of faith with a wonderful goal to give Arsenal the lead just before the break, thundering a volley home for his first Premier League goal.

It capped off a wonderful few days for the teenager, who told Sky Sports: “It’s been a week that I’ll remember for my whole life.

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FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Arsenal’s win at Wolves in the Premier League

FREE TO WATCH: Highlights from Arsenal’s win at Wolves in the Premier League

“It’s been a great week not just for me, but the Arsenal fans. You can see what the manager is building and we’re really delighted with the results we’re getting and that I can tie down my future here.

“I’m 18 and it’s been a dream to play for this club. I came up from the academy this season so I feel like I have to take it game by game. Wherever the boss puts me, I have to try and give my best. I’m so grateful to be here.”

His goal set Arsenal up for a 2-0 victory at Molineux – their second successive away Premier League victory and fourth consecutive victory in all competitions.

Saka added: “It’s a very big result. We know how good Wolves are, we knew how tough it was going to be out here. We fought for every…



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