8 Arsenal players who improved the most under Mikel Arteta

  • Mikel Arteta has managed Arsenal since 2019
  • He has seen many players come and go during this
  • Here are his 8 most improved Arsenal players
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7. Bukayo Saka

Mikel Arteta inherited Bukayo Saka from the team left behind by Unai Emery. While Saka showed plenty of signs of promise under Emery, it wasn't until Arteta joined that he became world-class (and yes, I did use that word Mr Ferdinand).

Season upon season, Saka has improved his attacking output. While quality is not all about statistics, as an attacker your sole responsibility is to be productive with goal returns, which is exactly what Bukayo Saka has done.

This season, Saka has scored 18 goals and provided 12 assists across all competitions. Last season, he scored 15 goals and provided 11 assists. The season is not yet over, so Saka has shown another phenomenal season of improvement under Mikel Arteta so it's scary to imagine what next season holds.

It is no surprise that no Arsenal player has more appearances under Mikel Arteta.

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