Bukayo Saka has said that Arsenal could be in with a shot of winning some trophies this year If they can replicate Sunday’s stunning display in the North London derby.
The goals of Emile Smith Rowe Pierre-Emerick aubameyang and Saka were enough to blow Tottenham out of the water in the first 34 minutes and Son Heung-min’s 79th minute strike serving as an important consolation point for Nuno Espirito Santo’s team.
The victory will see the Gunners are now above their opponents and are now in the top half in the Premier League after a torrid beginning to the season. Saka informed reporters following the game that silverware could add to their trophy in May.
We can do anything, no matter the age,’ the 19-year old declared. “As we get older, we gain experience, but we’ve got plenty of experience in our squad in general, which can be beneficial to us.
If we continue to play this way every day We stand a good possibility of performing well this season and even winning prizes. This is just one game, and we need to play it again next week , and then the following week.
I can’t even describe the satisfaction I feel when I be able to victory. The atmosphere was incredible at the stadium It was amazing!
“The supporters gave us an immense amount of energy. to have them back by winning like this at the stadium is a huge honor for us.
“It’s been two years since we last played in a North London derby in front of the crowd. It was evident that it’s been a long time because they greeted us and booed us on. It was a memorable game.’
After a disappointing opening-day defeat in the top flight to newcomers Brentford, Mikel Arteta’s side were crushed by the Emirates by Chelsea before being torn to pieces from Champions Manchester City at the Etihad when the Spaniard’s position came to the forefront of criticism.
Since then, however they have scored maximal points from Norwich, Burnley and Spurs and are in a position to be able to climb up to eighth in the table if they can beat top-flight Brighton at the South Coast at the weekend before they depart on their international trip.
The final trophy Arsenal received was in the form of a win over Chelsea with a 2-1 win at the time of the 2020 FA Cup final. Last time Arsenal managed the league and cup double was in 2002 when Arsenal finished with seven points better than Liverpool and then defeated Chelsea Blues in the world’s longest cup tournament, but this time on the back of goals scored by Ray Parlour and Freddie Ljungberg.