Bukayo Saka scored his first Arsenal goal in Thursday’s 3-0 Europa League victory over Eintracht Frankfurt and already has his sights set on more.
Saka, 18, came in as one of seven changes made by Unai Emery from the team that suffered a second-half collapse to draw 2-2 with Watford in the Premier League on Saturday.
The teenage winger, making just his second start for the club, set up Joe Willock for the first-half opener and drew a foul from Dominik Kohr that resulted in the Eintracht midfielder’s second yellow card with 11 minutes remaining.
Saka was key to Arsenal capitalising on their numerical advantage, bending home a fine finish from the edge of the box and releasing Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to cap an impressive victory at the Commerzbank-Arena.
“It was a very proud moment, I’m so happy. It’s a dream come true. Since I was a kid, I’ve always dreamed of scoring for [the] Arsenal first team. Now I’ve done that and I just want to do it more,” Saka told BT Sport.
“We spoke about it before the game, their fans get behind them a lot. They were making noise the whole game long. We said we had to play with our confidence and stick to our game plan.”