Saka: “I had a shirt and I was a big fan of Akpom, I was inspired by him”


Deify him Chuba Akpom and revealed that at a young age he was a fan of Arsenal superstar Bukayo Saka!

The English midfielder gave an interview and spoke about his experiences and what he experienced in the Gunners’ academies, but also about the first team players who inspired him when he was in the younger age groups.

In fact, one of them was Chuba Akpomwho had previously played for Arsenal: “I remember a visit to the Emirates when I saw Chuba Akpom. I already had his shirt, since I was in the Arsenal academies. He was in good shape then. When he saw me on the field, he threw his jersey at me, and I kept it for decoration. My room was full of Arsenal memorabilia. Shirts, posters, I was a big fan“, he said initially and continued about the footballers who were for him source of inspiration:

I remember being in the shoes of our academy players, and having the first team players as role models. Personally, I was inspired by Chuba Akpom, Alex Iwobi and Jack Wilshere“, were his words Satchelwho scored in her victory Arsenal with a 2-1 win over Nottingham Forest and started the new season on the right foot.

Source: Sport Fm

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