AS Monaco midfielder Cesc Fabregas couldn’t hide his admiration for Arsenal youngster Bukayo Saka after the teenager dragged his team past Portuguese giants Benficainto the next stage of the Europa League. Cesc Fabregas was full of praise for Bukayo Saka, who provided two assists for the Gunners as the Premier League giants came from 2-1 down to beat Benfica 3-2 at home in the second leg of their Europa League round of 32 tie. Cesc Fabregas took to his official Twitter handle to talk about Bukayo Saka and how he has been impressed with him during the game. Cesc Fabregas knows all about leading Arsenal as a young player and Bukayo Saka is emulating that at the club at the moment.Cesc Fabregas was signed by Arsenal as a teenager from the Barcelona Academy and he went on to become a key player for the Gunners as a teenager just like what Bukayo Saka is doing at Arsenal at the moment.

Bukayo Saka was the main man for Arsenal over the two legs in the Europa League round of 32 this season especially in the second leg. The Nigerian-born England international scored the crucial away goal for Arsenal and he helped his team come from behind to claim a more than deserved 1-1 draw with their Portuguese opponents. Bukayo Saka provided the first goal of the second leg for Gabonese striker Pierre-EmerickAubameyang in a superb manner. Benfica then went on to score two goals in 15 minutes either side of the break before Kieran Tierney equalised for the Gunners towards the midway point of the second half to give them hope of moving to the round of 16 with just one goal needed. Arsenal were on their way out of the Europa League before Bukayo Saka dug his team out of big trouble with his superb ball for Aubameyangthree minutes from time. It was the goal Arsenal needed to move into the round of 16 via a 5-4 aggregate win.