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.
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…