A SPORTSWEAR firm with a factory in Flimby has teamed up with an Arsenal and England footballer in a sponsorship deal.

Bukayo Saka has been announced as the newest addition to New Balance’s athlete roster. 
The 19-year old won his first England cap in October 2020 and has bagged 10 senior goals so far.
 He said: “It feels amazing to have a brand like New Balance behind me." 

The firm's global football general manager, Kenny McCallum said: “Bukayo is without doubt one of the most talented and exciting rising stars in the English Premier League.

"We look forward to working with him, on and off the pitch.”