Ireland have struggled for goals ever since Robbie Keane’s retirement.
The 19-year-old Saka made just his second start for Arsenal in a Europa League group-stage win at Eintracht Frankfurt in September 2019.
Scotland and Northern Ireland both won penalty shoot-outs to edge closer to a place at next year’s rescheduled European Championships.
Dundalk can look forward to a trip to London after being paired against Arsenal in the Europa League group phase.
The Premier League date for the window to open has not yet been set.
UEFA has announced a new fixture list for the tournament, which was postponed by 12 months due to the coronavirus pandemic.