Bukayo Saka has started Arsenal’s last three Premier League matches (Picture: Getty)Bukayo Saka is set to be rewarded for his promising start to his breakthrough season with a new contract.The teenager made his debut in the Europa League last year but has been promoted to this first team squad this term following his displays during the pre-season tour of America.Saka scored his first senior goal for the club during last month’s 3-0 win against Eintracht Frankfurt and has started Arsenal’s last three Premier League games, starring in the 1-1 draw against Manchester United at Old Trafford having usurped Reiss Nelson in Unai Emery’s pecking order.The England Under-19 international is now set to commit his long-term future to the club by signing a new long-term deal and follow Joe Willock who also recently agreed fresh terms having established himself as a first team regular.ADVERTISEMENT Comment Despite his rapid progress, according to the Daily Mirror, Saka still has not been accepted into Arsenal’s first team dressing room at the club’s Colney training base.AdvertisementAdvertisementThe complex is split into first team and academy wings and the youngsters must be granted permission by the seniors to access their area.Given the 18-year-old is said to have made an impression as bright and eager to learn, it surely won’t be long before he is allowed to change alongside Arsenal’s senior pros.Who is Arsenal’s most promising youngster?Bukayo Saka0%Joe Willock0%Reiss Nelson 0%Tyreece John-Jules0%Folarin Balogun0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your results Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterFriday 11 Oct 2019 9:52 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link13kShares Advertisement Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka set to be rewarded with new contract Unai Emery on Bukayo Saka ‘I think he’s working and improving, being mature and also playing matches in front of each player and each team as tonight against Manchester United,’ said Emery after the 1-1 draw against Man Utd.‘But his work is natural and he is improving. He is helping us now as an important player.‘We are going to work with him with him with calm, with patience, but if he deserves to take minutes and to take confidence for helping us with his performance, that is fantastic for us.’
Serena Williams will continue her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title Saturday afternoon against 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu in the women’s final of the 2019 U.S. Open in New York.Williams has had the record in sight for some time but has suffered in finals.She has lost the last two at Wimbledon to Angelique Kerber and Simona Halep, respectively, and was defeated by Naomi Osaka in the final of the 2018 U.S. Open.A win would allow the six-time champion to claim her first major title since giving birth to her daughter in September 2017.The game is expected to begin at 4 p.m.
Dr. Michael Fong, an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Keck School of Medicine, remains in the hospital following a car accident involving a West Hollywood Sheriff’s patrol car on Thursday.According to NBC4 News, Fong was in critical condition on Friday but his family reported he was doing OK on Saturday. The crash, which was reported at 11:15 p.m. Thursday, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, left one dead and three injured, including Fong.Two sheriff’s deputies were responding to a domestic violence call when their car struck another vehicle near the intersection of Santa Monica and San Vicente boulevards and spun onto the sidewalk, hitting two pedestrians. All four men were transported to local hospitals.The other pedestrian was identified as Jonathan Peña, a 27-year-old man from Los Angeles, according to NBC4 News. Peña later succumbed to his injuries in the hospital. The two deputies remained hospitalized as of Saturday.