Arsenal got back to winning ways in the Premier League by beating Leeds United 4-2 and gunners youngster Bukayo Saka has opened up about the decision made by Mikel Arteta that made him happy. Saka bas been one of the best Arsenal players in the last few months and he has opened up on what Arteta did that has improved their team’s performance.
Arsenal welcomed Leeds United to the Emirates Stadium on Sunday and Mikel Arteta decided to give Martin Odegaard a chance in the starting eleven to be the main creative force along Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka. Bukayo Saka who has been one of the best players this season has revealed that he believes that Mikel Arteta might have finally found the best balance that would get the most out of their squad by bringing in Martin Odegaard as evidenced in their big win over Leeds United.
“It’s perfect, because as a young player you get experience around you and people to guide you when things aren’t going well.” said Bukayo Saka as per The Mirror.
“They can give you confidence, instructions and things like that. I just feel like he (Arteta) has got the right balance for us at the moment.”
“Martin is amazing. He has a lot of quality and I am looking forward to playing more with him, scoring some goals and assisting him. He’s an amazing player.”
Emile Smith Rowe, Odegaard and Saka were all very impressive in their win over Leeds United and it looks like the fans will just like their youngster hope that Mikel Arteta keeps up with this type of set up since it reminded many of their old times where the North Londoners used to play free flowing football.