Anglo-Nigerian youngster Bukayo Saka has emerge as the UEFA Europa League Best Young Player of 2020, according to the latest announcement published by the highly rated statistics website: whoscored.com.
The 18-year-old player who is top on the list of players the Nigeria Football Federation are trying to convince to play for Nigeria was a top performer for Arsenal Football Club in the second rated European Club competition for the 2019/2020 Season.
The Hale End academy graduate has enjoyed a stunning breakthrough season and has underlined his versatility by playing in a variety of different positions, from left back to central midfield.
Bukayo Saka was voted ahead of Roma’s Nicolo Zaniolo and Kai Havertz who has been tipped to join Chelsea.
As quoted by whoscored.com in the end of the season performance publication, Saka scored more in the competition than the Premier League and was also the best creator in his team this season with 11 assists.
“His finest came way back in September against strong opposition in Eintracht Frankfurt, stealing the show with a goal and two assists to earn his first of three man of the match ratings from just six appearances.”