Arsenal couple Smith Rowe and Saka get Premier League history in Newcastle success

Emile Smith Rowe and Bukayo Saka are taking the Premier League and they made a bit of history in Arsenal’s success over Newcastle.

The Gunners ran out 3-0 champs at the Emirates Stadium, with captain Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on track twice as Arsenal moved up to tenth in the table.

Saka got the second of the three goals, with his work helped by Smith Rowe.

In setting up his colleague for his goal, Smith Rowe was helping Saka for the third time this season and in doing so the couple became the first English pair to join for upwards of three Premier League goals before either player has turned the age of 21.

Smith Rowe has taken the Premier League by the scruff of the neck since being given his opportunity by manager Mikel Arteta.

He has made five beginnings and in that time period, just Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United has created more than Smith Rowe’s 10 chances.

At the point when made mindful of the organization he is in, Smith Rowe revealed to Sky Sports: “I look up to him as a player. He is a great player and his stats are crazy so that is a good achievement.”

Smith Rowe additionally uncovered that Alexandre Lacazette is assisting him with building up a player at Arsenal.

“Playing together with him up top has helped me so much on and off the pitch,” Smith Rowe said. “He has given me so much confidence.

“As we link up and play together he talks to me a lot and helps me off the pitch.”

Smith Rowe had spells at RB Leipzig and Huddersfield prior to making the breakthrough at Arsenal, and he feels those moves helped his improvement as a player and an individual.

“I have been abroad and in the Championship and it developed me so much on and off the pitch,” the 20-year-old said. “I feel I have grown and matured into a stronger and more confident person.

“The manager is giving me a chance now. I am so grateful and want to repay him and show him I am good enough to be in this team.”

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