Emile Smith Rowe has been in fine form for Arsenal (Picture: Getty Images)
Arsenal youngster Emile Smith Rowe welcomed comparisons with Bruno Fernandes and said he looks up to the Manchester United superstar.
Smith Rowe has been integral to Arsenal’s resurrgence in recent weeks, coming into the team on Boxing Day when the Gunners beat Chelsea 3-1.
Mikel Arteta’s side have not lost since then, picking up four wins in the Premier League and recovering from their dire start to the campaign.
The 20-year-old from Croydon has brought creativity to the Gunners side, which it had been seriously lacking, an addition illustrated by the 10 chances he has created since coming into the team.
Only Bruno Fernandes has created as many chances as Smith Rowe in the Premier League over the same period and the Englishman is delighted to be talked about in the same breath as the Portuguese.
‘Nah definitely not [bad company to be in]. I look up to him as a player, his stats are crazy,’ Smith Rowe told Sky Sports.
‘The way he plays is really good, it’s obviously a good achievement, I guess.’
Bruno Fernandes has starred for Manchester United over the last year (Picture:…