Bukayo Saka named Arsenal Player of the Season as 19-year-old starlet closes dream week in which he scored his first England goal and was nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award
- Bukayo Saka has been named Arsenal’s Player of the Season for 2020-21
- The winger, who impressed with his versatility, received 51 percent of the vote
- It was a memorable week for Saka, who also scored his first goal for England
Bukayo Saka has been named Arsenal’s Player of the Season for the 2020-21 season.
The 19-year-old, who recently scored his first goal for England, enjoyed a stellar campaign at club level, impressing in several positions.
As reported by Arsenal’s official websiteSaka received 51 percent of the votes from the club’s supporters.
Bukayo Saka was named Arsenal’s Player of the Season after 51 percent of the vote
Nicolas Pepe was second with 15 percent, while Kieran Tierney was third with 14 percent.
Although it was a frustrating campaign for Arsenal overall, with Mikel Arteta’s side finishing eighth in the Premier League and missing out on European football, Saka continued to enhance his reputation with his outstanding performances.
Mainly deployed on the right wing, he used his trick to good effect and delivered some dangerous crosses as well. In total, Saka has scored seven goals in 46 appearances this season, while providing 10 assists.
It was a great week for Saka, who scored for England and was nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award
It was a dream week for Saka, who was named in England’s Euro 2020 roster on Tuesday and was nominated for the PFA Young Player of the Year award.
On Wednesday, he scored for England in a 1-0 win against Austria, and was again nominated for Young Player of the Year, this time for the Premier League award.
Saka impressed in several positions for Arsenal, racking up seven goals and ten assists
Then on Friday it was confirmed that he had been crowned Arsenal’s Player of the Season.
Saka has shown a constant desire to improve and hopes to impress for Arsenal next season, but for now his focus will be on looking for additions to his five caps for England.