‘Where is Saka?’ — Fans question disappointing performance by Arsenal’s starboy against Manchester City

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka against Manchester City | Imago

‘Where is Saka?’ — Fans question disappointing performance by Arsenal’s starboy against Manchester City

Ayoola Kelechi 21:32 - 31.03.2024

Arsenal's Bukayo Saka was disappointing in the Gunners' 0-0 draw against Manchester City with fans wondering why the England international was below standard

Amidst the tactical battle on the pitch during Manchester City and Arsenal’s drab draw in the Premier League, the spotlight fell on Arsenal's young star, Bukayo Saka, whose disappointing performance raised eyebrows and prompted fans to question his whereabouts during the match against Manchester City.

Despite City's dominance in possession, clear-cut chances for both sides were sparse. The reigning champions controlled the tempo of the game, circulating the ball with precision, but struggled to penetrate Arsenal's organised defence.

Disappointing Performance by Saka

During the match, Arsenal’s star player Bukayo Saka put in a disappointing performance, likely due to the England international struggling with fitness during the match.

Bukayo Saka's disappointing stats vs Manchester City | Sofascore
Bukayo Saka's disappointing stats vs Manchester City | Sofascore

Despite being one of Arsenal's most influential players this season, Saka failed to make an impact against Manchester City. The usually dynamic winger was unable to showcase his trademark dribbling skills, failing to complete a single take-on throughout the game. He also struggled to create chances for his teammates, failing to deliver a successful cross or register a shot on goal.

Saka's subdued performance was in stark contrast to his usual standards, leaving fans puzzled and disappointed by his lack of contribution on the field.

Fans' reaction to Saka’s performance

The Gunners’ talisman’s off-day was noticed by fans who expressed their disappointment and concern on social media platforms.

One fan tweeted, "Where is world class Saka? Goes missing every single big game, far from world class."

Another fan posted, "Gvardiol really made Saka invisible, no where to be seen."

The underwhelming display by Saka prompted discussions among supporters about his form and fitness, with many hoping for a swift return to his usual impactful performances.

As Arsenal reflect on the draw against Manchester City, questions linger about Bukayo Saka's subdued performance and his role in future matches as the Gunners continue their pursuit of success in the Premier League.

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