Arsenal's 5 best players of 2023/24 season

  • There were five standout players for the Gunners over the title chasing campaign
Plenty of players performed well this season
Plenty of players performed well this season / Marc Atkins/GettyImages
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4. Kai Havertz

Havertz's move from Chelsea initially raised eyebrows / GLYN KIRK/GettyImages

After a much-questioned summer transfer from London rivals Chelsea, Kai Havertz had a slow start to his Arsenal career. He was quickly labelled a 'flop' by rival fans and the media but soon began to prove them wrong.

Havertz enjoyed a good run of form in December before being moved to striker following the club's winter break in Dubai. Following this tactical decision, the German's form dramatically improved, shown in him recording 15 goal involvements between January and the end of the season.

His outstanding form in the second half of the season played a major part in Arsenal staying in the Premier League title race until the final day and for that he must be acknowledged.

Having played all but one of the team's Premier League games, Havertz finished the season with 13 league goals and seven assists, with another goal coming in the Champions League.

Despite being largely doubted by many, Kai Havertz was no doubt one of Arsenal's best players in the 2023/24 season while also showing that Mikel Arteta's bold transfer decision indeed paid off.

3. Bukayo Saka

Arsenal's starboy had yet another brilliant season for the club / JUSTIN TALLIS/GettyImages

Bukayo Saka has put in brilliant performances every season since making his Arsenal debut and this campaign was no different.

Many claimed that the England international was having a poor season but his numbers show otherwise. Saka scored 16 Premier League goals and provided eight assists, scoring 20 in all competitions and assisting 13. Despite having a supposedly poor campaign, 2023/24 was Saka's highest seasonal goal involvement tally to date.

Saka recorded six goal involvements against the 'big six' and also became the first Englishman to score home and away for Arsenal against Tottenham since Ian Wright in the 1993-94 season.

His great efforts were rightly acknowledged when he was nominated for the Premier League Young Player of the Season award but was pipped to the accolade by Cole Palmer.

In yet another season, Bukayo Saka had a great impact on the pitch and constantly pushed himself to the limit for Arsenal, making him one of the Gunners' best players of the 2023/24 campaign.

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