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Arsenal Starlet Urged To Snub England For Nigeria

Arsenal starlet Bukayo Saka could become the latest player to snub England for Nigeria at international level, according to reports.

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The 18-year-old made his Gunners first-team debut under former head coach Unai Emery against Vorskla Poltava in the UEFA Europa League in 2018.

He has since become a regular in his team's line-ups and has reportedly caught the attention England coach Gareth Southgate, especially with his displays for Arsenal since the turn of the year.

The London-born talent has played for the Three Lions at youth level, but the Nigerian Football Federation are planning to convince the teenager to commit his international future to his parents' country of birth, according to the Daily Mail.

The Super Eagles have previously been successful in getting English players born to Nigerian parents to switch their allegiance to Africa's wealthiest nation, with Alex Iwobi, Ola Aina, and Victor Moses having chosen to represent the three-time Africa Cup of Nations winners.

Read: Nigerian Becomes First African Woman To Own A European Club

There have been delays to Nigeria attempts in approaching Saka due to the coronavirus pandemic, which halted international games, but with matches set to take place in September, the versatile left-sided player will have a very important decision to make regarding his future at international level.   

Who do you think Saka should play for, England or Nigeria? Have your say in the comments section below.

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