Arsenal’s exciting young winger Bukayo Saka has been included in the Premier League Team of the Week, Completesports.com reports.
The list was compiled by England and Newcastle United legendary striker Alan Shearer and published on the Premier League’s verified Twitter handle on Tuesday.
Saka’s inclusion was as a result of his impressive performance in Arsenal’s 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers for matchday 33 on Saturday.
The 18-year-old opened the scoring with a superb left-foot striker off a deflected cross from Kieran Tierney. It was Saka’s first ever goal in the Premier League
The Team of the Week which is a 4-3-3 formation, saw Saka placed in the right side of a three-man attack which also has Leicester City’s Jamie Vardy and Mason Greenwood of Manchester United.
Among players who made Shearer’s Team of the Week are Saka’s Arsenal teammate Shkodran Mustafi, Chelsea trio Mason Mount, Cesar Azpilicuerta and Rose Barkley and United’s Bruno Fernandes.
Mikel Arteta was selected as Manager of the Week after leading Arsenal to a fourth consecutive win at the weekend.
By James Agberebi