Arsenal wasted no time in signing local starlet Bukayo Saka for their academy at age 9. In the year Bukayo was born, the Gunners were a footballing force who went on to take a historic trophy double. But the club faded as the years went by. Now a new era has come. Arsenal are looking forwards rather than back. Their future is Bukayo Sako: a talent who excites fans in the Premier League and beyond.Â
About the Football Rising Stars series:
Football Rising StarsÂ dives into the incredible journeys of ten of the world’s best young players. Featuring freshÂ talents from England, Portugal, Norway, France, Germany and Spain, the series covers their unique rise; from playing football in the park and 5-a-sides to performing in front of capacity crowds on the biggest stage and in the biggest leagues.