HYS: Should Unai Emery gamble on Bukayo Saka from the start against Blackpool?

Arsenal host League One outfit Blackpool in an FA Cup Third Round clash at the Emirates Stadium this Saturday.

The Gunners head into the game on the back of a 4-1 mauling of Fulham, which will have given Unai Emery’s men a welcome confidence boost after their humiliating defeat at the hands of Liverpool.

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The north London outfit will, of course, be heavy favourites to win against their lower league opposition, and Emery may well treat this fixture as an opportunity to rotate his squad.

One young Arsenal ace who will be hoping for inclusion in the starting XI is attacker Bukayo Saka. The 17-year-old has made three appearances for the senior side this season, including coming on as a late substitute for his Premier League debut against the Cottagers last time out.

In his few outings for the Gunners, the England under-19 international has been very positive and aggressive in possession, and looks to be an exciting talent with huge potential. Emery would be wise to hand him his first senior start of his career this weekend, as Saka looks ready for that test.

What do you think, Arsenal fans, should the teenager start against Blackpool?