Only player Arteta can rely on is Saka, says Campbell

Thu 17 December 2020 | 11:46

Bukayo Saka was Arsenal's only star on the pitch in the match against Southampton.


was unable to defeat Southampton and was almost lucky to get one point. There was no positive sign in the performance and it looked like nothing was changed. Aubameyang scored the only goal for Arsenal but all the credit should go to the 19 years old player,

Bukayo Saka


Saka who found his place in Arsenal’s first team last season is the only player Arteta can rely on according to Campbell.

Nicolas Pepe

had almost no impact on the game and


, Arsenal’s captain played like he is at the end of his career.

The former Gunners striker told Amazon Prime after witnessing a frustrating stalemate against the Saints:

“Arsenal's attitude was better in the second half, they had more energy, which was asked for.

“Where was Pepe? We don't see him, these players who are the gifted, big players we're not seeing them. 

“A lot of people are questioning Arteta but I don't, I'm questioning the players. 

“Saka is positive, he picks the ball up and drives. When you commit defenders, opportunities open for the main men.

“So many senior players are struggling for form that Arteta has to juggle his squad. He's got no-one he can rely on really apart from a young lad.”



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