Arsenal 20-year-old says he trained with Tottenham Hotspur

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Arsenal star Bukayo Saka has said on Sky Sports that Tottenham Hotspur wanted to sign him when he was young.

Saka, who can play as a winger, left-back or midfielder, has been on the books of Arsenal since he was a kid.

The 20-year-old England international is a Hale End academy graduate and has established himself in the Arsenal first team.

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The youngster has said that before he moved to Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea were among the clubs who wanted to sign him.

The attacker even had a training session at Tottenham, but Arsenal were always his first choice.

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Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka trained at Tottenham Hotspur

Saka told Sky Sports: “I remember one session, I don’t think I went to another one. It was just to go and try different clubs. We always had Arsenal in our hearts.”

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🗣 “We always had Arsenal in our hearts.”

Bukayo Saka reveals Chelsea, Watford, Tottenham and two other clubs were close to signing him at a young age pic.twitter.com/7qv5whh13a

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