England Star Saka Fit for World Cup, Coach Says


England Star Saka Fit for World Cup, Coach Says

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Arsenal coach Mikel Arteta is confident that Bukayo Saka will feature for England at the 2022 World Cup, despite sustaining a leg injury against Nottingham Forest.

When asked whether Saka will miss the eagerly-anticipated competition, as per The Guardian, he replied: “Hopefully not.

“It was a bad kick right from the beginning and he was limping. But I didn’t see anything further than that, so let’s see how he is in the next couple of days. I think he got kicked a few times,” he continued.

England will begin the World Cup campaign on November 21 against Iran, in a game that Saka will hope to make his mark in.

The group also features the US and fierce rival Wales.

And after missing a penalty in the European Championships final, Saka is desperate to redeem himself.

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