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Mikel Arteta provides update on Bukayo Saka contract talks

Saka has burst onto the scene for Arsenal this season (Picture: Getty Images)

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta said the club will ‘do the right thing’ in ensuring the future of their young players, including starlet Bukayo Saka.

The 18-year-old’s contract has been the subject of speculation given his current deal is due to expire in the summer of 2021.

Saka is reportedly earning around £3,000-per-week, prompting fellow Premier League rivals Liverpool and Manchester to monitor his situation, according to the Daily Mail.

Speaking ahead of Sunday’s Premier League game against Newcastle, Arteta said: ‘I’m really happy with how they [the young players] are developing.

‘Part of their development is to improve their contract and tie them to the club but I have to follow a natural process.’

The Spaniard failed to provide a time frame on the negotiations, with the responsibility over contract talks…