Martin Keown claims 'Arsenal have laid down a marker of how good their team is' and heaps praise on Bukayo Saka claiming he's 'the best in Europe right now' following their 6-0 thumping against Lens

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  • He besides lauded Gunners' prima Bukayo Saka aft he scored during nan match  
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By Ed Carruthers For Mailonline

Published: 17:49 EST, 29 November 2023 | Updated: 18:00 EST, 29 November 2023

Martin Keown believes Arsenal's 6-0 triumph against Lens has 'laid down a marker' for different teams crossed Europe. 

The Gunners will beforehand to nan knockout stages of nan Champions League pinch a crippled to spare, having only mislaid 1 crippled successful their European run truthful far. 

They started brightly successful nan lucifer pinch 4 different players getting connected nan scoresheet wrong 27 minutes, pinch Kai Havertz opening their extremity relationship pinch his 2nd extremity successful consecutive matches. 


After nan match, erstwhile Gunners defender Keown lauded their younger stars claiming nan northbound London broadside showcased nan value of nan English first division. 

'Tonight we spot nan value of what our Premier League teams are tin of, they blew Lens away,' Keown said to TNT Sports.

Bukayo Saka helped Arsenal declare a 6-0 triumph against Lens connected Wednesday and unafraid their berth successful nan knockout stages of nan Champions League

Martin Keown believes nan Gunners person 'laid down a marker' to different teams astir Europe 

The location broadside stunned Lens, scoring 4 goals successful nan first 27 minutes of nan match 

'Of Course we mislaid nan first crippled against them and they’ve bounced back. They’ve laid down a marker of really really bully this Arsenal squad is tonight.' 

After Havertz took nan first, Gabriel Jesus, who was assisted by Saka, doubled their lead, pinch nan England guardant pursuing up pinch their 3rd conscionable 2 minutes later.

And Keown lauded their younger talents, including Saka, 22, who has 3 goals and 4 assists successful nan Champions League truthful acold this season. 

'This is their first play for a batch of these young players. Looking astatine Saka we’re talking astir nan assists and nan goals he scores - nan champion successful Europe correct now,' Keown added.

'That was really a connection from Arsenal. I cognize they’re successful their ain backmost plot and Man City is location excessively – nan champion squad successful Europe correct now. But who’s nan adjacent best? Is it Liverpool? Is it Arsenal? And who is it successful Europe.'

Mikel Arteta's broadside person now won their group, pinch PSV incapable to surpass them astatine nan apical contempt winning against Sevilla connected Wednesday

Kai Havertz opened nan scoring netting his 2nd extremity successful consecutive games 

Gabriel Jesus added nan 2nd not agelong after, pinch Saka providing him pinch an assist

Arsenal are now besides apical of nan Premier League standings, 1 constituent clear of Man City

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