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Two Arsenal players currently leading in two major Premier League statistics

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In the ongoing 2023/24 Premier League season, Arsenal boasts two standout performers who are currently leading in key statistical categories, showcasing their prowess on the field. Bukayo Saka and Declan Rice have emerged as front-runners in goal-scoring and assists, respectively, setting the standard in the Premier League.

Bukayo Saka’s stellar form has seen him net an impressive total of 7 goals in the Premier League in 2024, a feat that places him at the top of the goal-scoring charts ahead of all other players in the league for this year. Saka’s clinical finishing and attacking flair have been instrumental in Arsenal’s campaign, contributing significantly to the team’s success and their position in the league standings.

PORTO, PORTUGAL – FEBRUARY 21: Bukayo Saka of Arsenal reacts during the UEFA Champions League 2023/24 round of 16 first leg match between FC Porto and Arsenal FC at Estadio do Dragao on February 21, 2024 in Porto, Portugal. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

On the other hand, Declan Rice has been a creative force for Arsenal, demonstrating his playmaking abilities by providing 4 assists in the Premier League in 2024. Rice’s vision, passing accuracy, and ability to set up scoring opportunities make him a valuable asset in the Gunners’ midfield, with no other player in the league surpassing his tally of assists.

As Arsenal sits comfortably in the 3rd position on the Premier League table with 58 points accumulated from 26 matches, the exceptional performances of Saka and Rice have undoubtedly played a crucial role in the team’s success. Their recent commanding 4-1 victory over Newcastle United at the Emirates Stadium showcased the team’s offensive prowess and tactical acumen, with Saka and Rice making significant contributions to the win.

LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 24: Declan Rice of Arsenal prepares to take a corner kick during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and Newcastle United at Emirates Stadium on February 24, 2024 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

 

Looking ahead to their upcoming encounter against Sheffield United at Bramall Lane on Monday, 4th March, 2024, Arsenal will rely on the goal-scoring prowess of Saka and the creative flair of Rice to maintain their momentum in the league and further solidify their position among the top contenders for the coveted title.

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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