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Emery speaks out on Bukayo Saka after his performance against Man Utd

Bukayo Saka has started Arsenal’s last two away matches and he has impressed in all of them and Unai Emery has praised him.

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( Bukayo Saka at Old Trafford / Photo via Getty )

Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has in the last few weeks become a fan favourite after his incredible performance against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Europa League and he once again showed his quality as he impressed in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United. The 18-year-old now has three assists and one goal in all competitions which is pretty remarkable for a player that was first considered as a third choice on the flanks.

Arsenal head coach Unai Emery decided to include Bukayo Saka in the starting eleven that faced Manchester United on Sunday because the young winger was impressive in the previous matches and the young Englishman didn’t disappoint the boss as he assisted Aubameyang’s equaliser in the second half, and also put on a better performance than Arsenal’s record signing Nicolas Pepe.

Bukayo Saka made his first team debut last season but it looks like he could establish himself as a crucial member of the Arsenal squad this season with these performances that he’s putting on. Arsenal boss Unai Emery was clearly happy with his performance against Manchester United and he praised him for improving and being mature.

“I think he’s working and improving, being mature and also playing matches in front of each player and each team as tonight against Manchester United.” Unai Emery told Arsenal Player.

“But his work is natural and he is improving. He is helping us now as an important player.”

“We are going to work with him with him with calm, with patience, but if he deserves to take minutes and to take confidence for helping us with his performance, that is fantastic for us.”

Hello there, Am Mumbere Ausbel from Uganda and I am a writer at Arsenal True Fans and I love watching football matches so much because it's my favourite sport. I am an optimistic person who usually likes to look at the good side of everything.

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