Bukayo Saka has assisted more goals than any other Arsenal player so far this season

Bukayo Saka

Arsenal recovered from a lacklustre first-half display to comprehensively beat Newcastle United 4-0 at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday.

Goals from captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Nicolas Pepe, Mesut Ozil and Alexandre Lacazette saw Mikel Arteta's side climb into the top half of the Premier League table.

Despite not getting on the scoresheet, Bukayo Saka caught the eye once more from the Gunners after producing another fine display as a makeshift full-back.

Per Sofascore, the teenager had a 90% pass success rate, he won nine of his 14 duels, and he most notably provided a memorable assist for Pepe's 57th-minute strike.

Saka has been asked to play out of position under Unai Emery, Freddie Ljungberg and Arteta this term, yet he's impressively set up more goals than any other Arsenal player.

Saka's breakthrough season at Arsenal

The skilful youngster came through Arsenal's youth system and featured heavily for the under-23s before making his senior debut in the Europa League in November 2018.

That was Saka's sole appearance in the 2018-19 campaign, but this season, he's played 24 times in all competitions, scoring three goals and providing eight assists.

Saka battles with Lazaro for possession

Per Opta, the 18-year-old's assist tally is two more than any of his teammates and more than any other teenager in the entire Premier League.

Saka destroys Lazaro in 4-0 win

Saka's fine display against Newcastle included him embarrassing Valentino Lazaro, who was making his first start for the Magpies following a January loan move from Inter Milan.

As you can see below, the Arsenal starlet brilliantly popped the ball through Lazaro's legs before firing a pass to Pepe, and the £72 million man made no mistake with the finish.

Saka: Doing a job for the team

What makes Saka's 2019-20 form even more impressive is the fact that he's largely had to play at left-back, even though his preferred position is left-wing.

The English youngster has been forced into the role due to the injury and fitness issues of both Kieran Tierney and Sead Kolasinac, but he certainly hasn't let anyone down thus far.

Saka and Kolasinac celebrate a win over Man United

With youthful talents like Saka and Gabriel Martinelli shining when they get an opportunity, the future looks pretty bright for the Gunners.

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