Bukayo Saka has been lauded as a “chief” by Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta after the teenage winger shone again in the 3-1 seize at Southampton.
The 19-year-authorized scored one and assisted Alexandre Lacazette to clinch all three aspects to lift the Gunners as a lot as eighth in the Premier League table.
“He’s in fact humble, respectful and at the identical time has that persona to quiz the ball, to assemble choices which may possibly well be now not very traditional for his age,” Arteta stated after the seize at St Mary’s.
“We need that management and he’s gaining that along with his attitude.
“He’s the complete time asking to shriek extra to present a lift to in areas that he can manufacture better. That turned into certainly one, producing the final bit in the box to find or lend a hand.
“If he’s in a dispute to fabricate that with the intelligence that he has, with the work payment that he shows on the pitch and with the ability that he has to comprehend the game in varied positions, then he becomes a truly varied player.”
Arteta also revealed that Emile Smith Rowe and Thomas Partey will have to be assessed earlier than Saturday’s home game in opposition to Manchester United after feeling some “discomfort” on Tuesday night.
With Arsenal on 30 aspects, five at the succor of West Ham United in fourth characteristic and the final automatic Champions League spot for subsequent season.