North London Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka has been compared t Italian Serie A giants Juventus star Cristiano Ronaldo after his impressive performance in Gunners 1-0 win over Qarabag in the European League on Thursday night
Bukayo Saka made his home debut for the North London side in the game but his performance has earned him the comparison of five-time Ballon d’Or winner.
This is the opinion of former Manchester United and Liverpool striker Michael Owen who stated that Bukayo Saka has got a great future ahead of him at the Emirates Stadium.
Owen stated that the player proved great quality as well as handling the ball perfectly on the pitch. He added that Bukayo Saka looked nervous at the beginning of the game but grew to blend and show what he is made of.
He stressed that some of the skills exhibited by the Nigerian born remind him of Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo despite being unlucky to have missed a goal in the game.
Meanwhile, manager Unai Emery showered praise on the player stating that Bukayo Saka has shown that he deserves more having made good use of the opportunity handed him.
The Arsenal side are tipped to have a great future with the number of talents in their youth ranks.