Arsenal star Bukayo Saka has admitted that he is proud to be associated with Nigeria but insisted he wants to be a part of the England national team’s project. The teenage sensation was recently named in Gareth Southgate’s squad for this month’s UEFA Nations League encounters against Wales, Belgium and Denmark. And this means he will not be eligible to play for the Super Eagles despite their keen interest to have him play for the three-time African champions. Saka however promised to keep supporting the team in the best way he could, adding that he will watch them play at his convenience. The 19-year-old who fired Arsenal to victory over Sheffield United on Sunday, October 4 told Saka told Sky Sports that: Bukayo Saka in Arsenal training with Mesut Ozil. Getty Images Source: Getty Images “I feel like I’m really, really proud of my Nigerian heritage. “I always still watch Nigeria’s games where I can and I wish them all the best and support them all the way. “But I’ve seen the process of how England are transforming and I think in the future they’re going to do great stuff. I feel like it was right for me to choose England.” PAY ATTENTION: Become a member of the leading sports Facebook group ‘Naija Football Fan Zone’ Saka has been in superb form for the North Londoners since he was promoted to the senior team last year – scoring four goals and 11 assists across competitions. 

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