Nigerian Striker Trains With Arsenal Ahead Of League Clash

Young Nigerian forward Bukayo Saka was one of the players in training as Arsenal prepared for the visit to Burnley in what’s a Premier League clash.

Arsenal welcome Burnley to the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon for their second Premier League game of the season and the first match of week two games in the division.

Ahead of the Burnley, Bukayo Saka trained with the Arsenal first team on Friday afternoon as he was spotted with jersey number 77.

Bukayo Saka came through the Arsenal ranks before making his first team debut last season.

The 17-year-old played in his first game for Arsenal in November 2018.

He was involved in five games during preseason.

Bukayo Saka faces a big hurdle and the young Nigerian attacker will need to overcome it to make the Arsenal squad for the Burnley game with the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Alexandre Lacazette, Reiss Nelson, Nicolas Pepe and Gabriel Martinelli all ahead of him in the pecking order of the Arsenal attack.

Arsenal fans would be hoping the team can make two successive wins at the start of the new Premier League season when they welcome the Clarets to North London.

The Gunners opened their Premier League account this season with the 1-0 away win over Newcastle United.

Aubameyang scored the only goal of the game.

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