Bukayo Saka reflects on ‘dream come true’ first Arsenal goal after superb Europa League performance

first_imgArsenal’s young side dealt with the pressure impressively and Saka explained how the Premier League side prepared for the noise.‘We spoke about it before the game,’ said the youngster. ‘Their fans get behind them a lot and the fans on that end were just making noise the whole way, the whole game long.‘That’s big support for them, but we said that we just have to play with our confidence, play our game, stick to our game plan and everything will be fine. We don’t have to let it affect us.MORE: Arsenal teenager Bukayo Saka looks better than £72m signing Nicolas Pepe, reckons Martin KeownMORE: Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka shine as Arsenal take control of Europa League group with 3-0 win against Frankfurt Comment Metro Sport ReporterThursday 19 Sep 2019 11:19 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.8kShares About Connatix V67539 Read More 1 min. story Read More ‘I’m so happy to score for Arsenal, it’s a dream come true,’ Saka said after the win in Frankfurt.‘I’ve been dreaming of this moment since I was a kid and I’m just so happy that it’s finally happened.‘I just need to keep working hard to make sure I have this feeling again.’ Skip Ad Top articles by Metro Skip Video Settings Read More Advertisement Coming Nextcenter_img Read More Advertisement Bukayo Saka reflects on ‘dream come true’ first Arsenal goal after superb Europa League performance Full Screen SPONSORED Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE / PLAY Bukayo Saka scored his first Arsenal goal on Thursday night (Picture: Getty Images)Bukayo Saka was the star of the show as Arsenal picked up a fine 3-0 win away to Frankfurt in the Europa League, with the teenager describing the game as a ‘dream come true’.The 18-year-old scored and provided two assists in a brilliant performance on his first appearance of the season for the Gunners.His display led to Gunners great Martin Keown suggesting he is more impressive than £72m summer signing Nicolas Pepe, who came off the bench in the contest in Germany.Saka was thrilled to, not only get on the score sheet, but also to provide assists for Joe Willock and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang either side of his goal.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENT The forward tweeted after the game: ‘Dream come true to score for @arsenal and to get 2 assists tops of a special night.’It was an intense atmosphere at the Commerzbank-Arena in Frankfurt, with the German fans making an awful lot of news, especially in the first half when the Bundesliga side carved out multiple chances. Read More 1/1 Manchester United captain Harry Maguire last_img read more