ARSENAL: SAKA WINS PLAYER AWARD
England international youngster Bukayo Saka has been named the Player of the Month at Arsenal for the third time in a row after his impressive form for the Gunners in the latest month under review, February. The England player had earlier been named the player of the Month at Arsenal for the first time this season in December 2020 as he played a part in rescuing the Gunners from a seven-match winless run in the Premier League. At the end of December, Three Lions of England attacker Saka scored one and provided the assist for another goal as the Gunners secured an unlikely 3-1 win over London rivals Chelsea at home to end their barren run.
Bukayo Saka was then named the Arsenal Player of the Month for the second time in a row in January 2021 as he helped his team to an unbeaten run of three wins and two draws from the five games played in the month under review. Saka has continued to show why he is one of the most rated young players in world football in the colours of Arsenal. The England player bagged the Arsenal Player of the Month for the third month on the bounce after the 19-year-old was confirmed for the award earlier this week. Saka was influential for Arsenal in the month of February especially in the month of February when the Gunners needed his brilliance to see off Portuguese giants Benfica in the round of 32 of the Europa League. The Arsenal star scored one and assisted two more goals to drag the Gunners into the Europa League round of 16 at the expense of Benfica.