Arsenal star man Bukayo Saka has insisted the North London club has his heart after being asked to join a surprising club.

Saka is one of the most promising talents to graduate from the academy in recent years. After joining the Gunners from Watford in 2008, the winger was promoted to the first team in 2017 and has not looked back since.

After recovering from the disappointment of the European Championships in 2021, Saka has become a mainstay in the starting line-up and this season has been in incredible form. So far this campaign, the 22-year-old has managed to bag 15 goals and 13 assists in 33 appearances.

Seven of those goals have come in his last six Premier League appearances and Saka seems guaranteed to be heading to the Euros this summer in Germany with England. Such form leads to speculation about his future despite being under contract until 2027.

Manchester City are one of the clubs to be linked with the forward in recent months but it does not look like Saka is in a hurry to leave any time soon. On a recent trip down memory lane to Arsenal’s Hale End academy, the winger was approached by a youngster who asked if he could join League One strugglers Charlton Athletic.

Politely, Saka gave a response that Gunners would love. “Nah, nah Arsenal’s in my heart too much sorry guys, sorry,” he replied.

While a move to The Valley is unlikely to ever be on the cards, Saka’s desire to remain at the Emirates Stadium is clear.