Bukayo Saka reveals how Kane helped him settle in England squad

Bukayo Saka reveals how Kane helped him settle in England squad

Bukayo Saka has thanked England captain Harry Kane for helping him settle in the national team. 

Saka has received his second England call up from head coach Gareth Southgate, having made his senior debut against Wales last month. The Arsenal youngster is hopeful of repaying the faith shown by Southgate ahead of England's matches against the Republic of Ireland, Belgium, and Iceland. Ahead of England's friendly clash against Ireland, Saka revealed how Kane has helped him settle when he linked up with his international team-mates. 

"All the boys have been so good with me from the first minute I came in," the 19-year-old said in his first England news conference.

"Harry Kane put his arm around me, he spoke to me and asked me how I was. For him to do that, it helped me settle in much quicker and made me feel comfortable to be myself around everyone.

 "That helps me not just off the pitch but also on the pitch too, because I feel like I can be myself, express myself, and play with the confidence that I play with back at my club."

Saka has produced some brilliant performance since breaking into the Gunners' first team in November 2018. 

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