Super Eagles Plans To Snatch Saka From Three Lions
As nations plan ahead of return of international football battle few months from now, Nigeria’s Super Eagles are poised to battle England’s Three Lions for the national allegiance of Arsenal prodigy, Busayo Saka, Bestchoicesports.com.ng can report
Saka who has been in the limelight following his electrifying EPL performances though has played for the English national teams at cadet level, but his senior national team career is a subject of contest between Britain and her former colony, Nigeria.
The Nigeria Football Federation, NFF, according report, is looking to tempt the 18 year old to snub England and play for the Super Eagles.
Saka has had an excellent campaign at Arsenal and recently penned a new long-term contract at the club.
The 18-year-old made his Gunners first-team debut under former head coach Unai Emery.
He has reportedly caught the attention of England manager Gareth Southgate with his displays for Arsenal.
Saka has represented England at youth level but is still undecided on the country he will play for at the senior level.
According to the Daily Mail, the NFF are prepared to offer Saka an invitation to play for the Super Eagles ahead of England.
The versatile winger currently plays England U-19 side and is in line for promotion to the U-21s
The NFF have previously been successful in getting English players born to Nigerian parents to switch their allegiance to play for Super Eagles with Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, and Victor Moses having chosen to represent the three-time African champions.