Newcastle United legend, Alan Shearer and Manchester United legend, Rio Ferdinand have agreed on Arsenal’s Bukayo Saka, after England defeated Germany at the Euro 2020 round of 16 fixture on Tuesday night.
Saka was impressive for England as they defeated Germany 2-0 at Wembley Stadium, following goals from Raheem Sterling and Harry Kane.
But Shearer believes Saka was England’s best player against Germany, adding that he was so brave.
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Speaking to BBC Sport, Shearer said: “England needs more players like Saka. He’s been so brave, when someone is marking him tightly, he still wants the ball.
“I think he’s been our best player.”
On his part, Ferdinand added, “He’s got no qualms about roaming about, what is great about him is he has the confidence to drive forward and draw fouls.
“He’s got that unpredictability, one thing you do know he is willing to turn defence into attack.”
England’s next match is against Ukraine in the quarter-final on Saturday.