Arsenal fans rave about Bukayo Saka, predict first-team football

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal takes on Gavin Gunning and Matt Worthington of Forest Green during the match between Forest Green and Arsenal U21 at The New Lawn on November 7, 2018 in Nailsworth,...

Arsenal appear to have a huge talent on their hands in Bukayo Saka.

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal takes on Gavin Gunning and Matt Worthington of Forest Green during the match between Forest Green and Arsenal U21 at The New Lawn on November 7, 2018 in Nailsworth,...

Arsenal's first team were in Europa League action tonight, as they played out a dour 0-0 draw with Sporting at the Emirates Stadium.

The Gunners struggled to impress at the Emirates Stadium, but fans were at least treated to some entertainment on Wednesday night.

Arsenal's Under-21's took on Forest Green Rovers in the Checkatrade Trophy, and came away with a thumping 3-1 victory in an impressive display.

 

The likes of Cohen Bramall, Julio Pleguezuelo, Joe Willock and Gedion Zelalem were all inaction, with Willock grabbing a brace before Tyreece John-Jules added the third to seal a 3-1 win.

However, the man who really caught the eye was Bukayo Saka, with the 17-year-old turning in a superb display to underline just why he is so highly-rated at the Emirates Stadium.

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal takes on George Williams of Forest Green during the match between Forest Green and Arsenal U21 at The New Lawn on November 7, 2018 in Nailsworth, England.

Primarily a left winger, Saka was a thorn in Forest Green's side all night long, and his performance earned huge praise on Twitter during and after the game.

Some called him 'special' and compared him to Gareth Bale, whilst predicting first-team football for him this season despite his youth, with fans telling people to remember his name as he will prove to be a star of the future.

Bukayo Saka of Arsenal takes on Jordaon Forster of Cheltenham during the match between Cheltenham Town and Arsenal U21 at Whaddon Road on October 30, 2018 in Cheltenham, England.

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