Bukayo Saka’s latest Arsenal assist sees him join Harry Kane in unique Premier League club
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Bukayo Saka’s latest Arsenal assist sees him join Harry Kane in unique Premier League club

Nov 13, 2023

Bukayo Saka has equalled a feat that had only been managed by Harry Kane thanks to his assist for Arsenal against Burnley.

The 22-year-old was the provider for Leandro Trossard’s goal in their 3-1 win over the Clarets on Saturday afternoon.

Trossard opened the scoring for Arsenal with the help of Saka

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Trossard opened the scoring for Arsenal with the help of SakaCredit: Getty

He guided a header into the path of the Belgian international, who netted at the back post on the stroke of half-time.

Saka had failed to make a goal contribution in his previous five appearances against Burnley prior to Arsenal’s weekend win.

But he was able to do so at the sixth time of asking, meaning he has now scored or assisted against all 24 Premier League sides has faced.

It sees him join former Tottenham striker Kane as the only players in the English top flight to hold a 100 per cent record against teams they have played.

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During his time at Spurs, the current Bayern Munich star found the back of the net against all the 32 different Premier League sides he faced.

He failed to assist against 12 of them although his record of 213 goals, the second highest in the competition’s history, speaks volumes.

Saka’s record has come in his sixth Premier League season, with his debut coming in 2018/19.

The England international’s first league assist was in Arsenal’s 1-1 draw against Manchester United in September 2019.

Saka has now joined an exclusive Premier League club with one other member

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Saka has now joined an exclusive Premier League club with one other memberCredit: Getty
Kane's last Premier League goal contribution came in his final Spurs appearance

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Kane’s last Premier League goal contribution came in his final Spurs appearanceCredit: Getty

His first goal followed ten months later when the Gunners beat Wolves 2-0, with his strike their first of the match.

Saka’s latest efforts for Arsenal helped them go up to second in the table with eights wins from a possible 12.

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William Saliba and Oleksandr Zinchenko netted their other two goals following Josh Brownhill’s equaliser for Burnley.


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