EPL: You can’t be creative without them. Rio Ferdinand identifies the two main players for Arsenal.
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has named Bukayo Saka and Martin Odegaard as Arsenal’s two biggest players this season.
Ferdinand insisted that the Gunners don’t have creativity when both Saka and Odegaard are not on their game.
This is coming after Arsenal recently fell to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Newcastle at St. James’ Park in the Premier League last weekend. I
Reflecting on the game, Ferdinand said on his FIVE podcast, “I have noticed one thing about you [Arsenal] a lot, though.
“When Saka ain’t on it, you don’t have creativity, and Odegaard as well; those two are your big players.”
“It’s a lot of games he’s played, isn’t it? I’m not worried, but I’d be really looking at that. Michael Owen is a good yardstick for that.
“Look what happened to him; they need to take care of Saka,” he added.