Arsenal wonderkid Bukayo Saka is having another fine game against Leicester City tonight, having beautifully set up the opening goal for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.
The 18-year-old is having a memorable first season in the Gunners’ first-team, and has been a joy to watch as well as producing this incredible stat below…
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Saka has 12 assists in all competitions, meaning he’s behind only Manchester City playmaker Kevin De Bruyne and Liverpool right-back Trent Alexander-Arnold in the assist stats of Premier League-based players.
Given that De Bruyne has long been one of the finest creative players in the world in an all-conquering City team and Alexander-Arnold is an exceptional attack-minded full-back for Premier League champions Liverpool, this is some achievement by Saka.
The England youth international has also played a lot of games as a full-back himself, slotting in well on the left for a few matches earlier this season.
Wherever he plays, Saka seems to make a real impact, and Arsenal fans will be thrilled their academy has been able to produce such a superb young talent.
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