Arsenal wonderkid Khayon Edwards was included in the squad for the Europa League game. The game was played against Bodo/Glimt.
They managed to win the game 1-0. Hence, the Gunners stayed unbeaten in the Europa League this season. The winning goal was scored by Bukayo Saka.
ARSENAL AGAINST BODO/GLIMT POST MATCH FULL REPORT
Arsenal won their game against Bodo/Glimt 1-0. Hence, they finished the game week on the top of the Europa League table. They are also currently unbeaten in the Europa League game. The Gunners dominated the whole game. Hence, the opposition got very limited chances to show their attacking potential. The Gunners keeper Matt Turner also made some brilliant saves. Bukayo Saka scored the winning goal for the Gunners
This game also showed that Arsenal prioritizes the Europa League. It is because they played a strong squad against Bodo/Glimt. They started with the likes of William Saliba, Ben White, and Bukayo Saka. Hence, the Gunners were going to dominate the game. The game also saw several players from the Gunners academy getting a chance to sit on the bench with the first team.
MIKEL ARTETA CONTINUES TO SHOW FAITH IN THE YOUNGSTERS
Mikel Arteta decided to include some players from the Academy. This happened because of the injuries of Oleksandr Zinchenko, Gabriel Jesus, and Mohamed Elneny. One of the players that got a chance was 19-year-old, Khayon Edwards. The 19-year-old was on the bench. However, he did not get the opportunity to debut for the first team.
Although, he got the opportunity to train with the first team on the match day. Gabriel Jesus was not in the squad due to a minor injury. Hence, Khayon Edwards got the opportunity to feature in the first-team squad. However, Eddie Nketiah was the starting striker. Many experts have also said that he is the next Bukayo Saka from the Arsenal academy.
Hence, it will not be a surprise if Arsenal included him again in the match-day squad. However, he is likely to feature in limited matches. The Gunners expect Gabriel Jesus and Eddie Nketiah to stay fit this season to help the team in the Premier League and cup competitions.
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