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Martin Keown pays Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka the ultimate compliment with Nicolas Pepe comparison

Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown has made a bold claim, insisting youngster Bukayo Saka looked “better” than Gunners club-record signing Nicolas Pepe in this evening’s Europa League win over Frankfurt. 

The Gunners made a winning start to their Europa League campaign, with their 3-0 victory being inspired by youngster Saka, who claimed his first senior goal for the club and two assists. 

Saka took up residence on the left-wing as Gunners chief Unai Emery took up the opportunity to rotate his pack and offer opportunities to some of the club’s youngsters.

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And Emery’s gamble paid dividends as Saka delivered an eye-catching display on the wing.

Keown told BT Sport: “They toyed away trying to get young players in and they have found one in Saka.

“You think of…