The Anglo-Nigerian, 17, who made his Arsenal debut on Thursday night , Saka played 90 minutes and wrecked havoc on the left wing, creating loads of chances and nearly marking his first senior game with a goal.
He thoroughly impressed on the pitch and spoke brilliant off the pitch.
It looks like @Arsenal could have a ⭐️ on their hands in Bukayo Saka…
“I watched Ronaldo doing that for Juventus the other day!” 🙌 pic.twitter.com/1zwIxHZ87I
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) December 13, 2018
Bukayo Saka vs Qarabag:
Minutes played – 90
Passes completed – 30
Shots on target – 3
Key passes – 1
Successful dribbles – 8
Duels won – 14
Fouls won – 5
Tackles won – 1
Saka conducted a post-match interview with BT Sport, and comes across very well for a young lad.
“My family were buzzing last night, they managed to put me to bed early!” “I should have scored at the end…I don’t know what happened!” 17-year-old Arsenal debutant Bukayo Saka comes across so well
“It is a dream come true,” Saka told club website. “Ever since I joined the club at the age of eight I always dreamed of playing at the Emirates so for all the coaches and the fans to support me tonight was really good.
“We have the responsibility to give every young player chances, first to train with us and to be demanding with their performances,” Emery said following the 1-0 victory.
The Spaniard added: “Saka played with a good performance, with a very big personality, his personality is very important for us to continue trying to go 1v1 and break lines with his quality.
“He played with a very big personality and sometimes with a very good performance. It’s very important for his confidence and for us also, because we can look at this player and see quality to help us.”
Bukayo Saka, remember the name.
Credit : SportBible