Saka scored the Gunners’ opening purpose as he lashed the ball in from a good angle after simply 5 minutes, whereas Eddie Nketiah doubled their lead after he fired residence Saka’s cross from the left flank.
The 18-year-old has impressed at left-back following Mikel Arteta’s arrival and Ferdinand was buoyed by his show in Arsenal’s 2-1 win.
‘I think Saka needs a special mention,’ Ferdinand instructed BT Sport after the match.
‘This child has been a breath of recent air coming in.
‘How quick he is, he’s assured as effectively, he performs the ball ahead when he will get it, runs ahead, the positions he takes up.
‘That’s what I’ve favored a lot about since Arteta has been in – the positions these younger gamers are taking over and enjoying in, you may see the coahcing popping out in them instantly.
‘And that’s a fantastic trait for somebody so younger as a supervisor.’
Meanwhile, Borussia Dortmund and England winger Sancho was additionally clearly impressed by Saka’s show as he praised the Arsenal teenager on Twitter throughout the match.
Arteta additionally hailed Saka after the sport for his willingness to cowl at left-back, regardless of it not being his most well-liked place.
‘It is the situation now because we don’t have any left backs in the meanwhile,’ mentioned Arteta.
‘What I like is that he’s put his head down, it’s not his favorite place to play, however we attempt to adapt him together with his qualities to play him as a lot as attainable within the place that he likes.
‘But then he is very willing to learn all the defensive principals that we are asking him to do and his attitude is really good.’