Arsenal news: Liverpool transfer update on Bukayo Saka as Gunners join ‘next Romelu Lukaku’ race

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Here is your Arsenal morning digest on Friday, March 11.

Arsenal given boost for Bukayo Saka

Arsenal have been given a boost in keeping hold of young star Bukayo Saka, amid reports linking the 20-year-old with a move to Liverpool.

CaughtOffside reports that Jurgen Klopp is unlikely to make a move for the England international unless there is a “seismic” development in the future of Mohamed Salah.

Saka has proven a key player for Mikel Arteta’s side this season, continuing to improve and develop to become a driving force in the Gunners’ attack.

His eight goals and five assists in the Premier League so far have proven crucial, playing amongst a young frontline.

Liverpool’s interest comes as little shock, but the future of Salah, whose contract expires in 2023, could have a big say.

Arsenal join race for ‘next Romelu Lukaku’

Arsenal have joined the race to sign 17-year-old striker Reyes Cleary from West Bromwich Albion, according to reports.

The forward has impressed at youth level, scoring his 30th goal of the season on Monday against QPR.

This has led to the youngster being involved in first-team training and squads with the Baggies, though he is yet to sign a professional contract.

A number of clubs are said to be interested, with his playing style compared to that of Romelu Lukaku.

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Thierry Henry reveals footballing inspiration

Thierry Henry’s legacy at Arsenal and in football as a whole is unquestionable, but he had his own inspirations before making it as a great of the game himself.

Speaking on CBS, the Frenchman discussed how he took movements from Ronaldo Nazario to model his own game off of him.

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