Leeds United are delighted to announce the loan signing of Eddie Nketiah. The 21-year-old will have to take the chances he will get next season. {{#media.focal_point}}. Nketiah scored a hat-trick for the England Under-21 side against their Kosovo Under-21 counterparts on Friday. Arsenal forward Eddie Nketiah has revealed that he learned a lot during his loan spell at Leeds United. “I’m happy that I’m able to work hard and try to repay that faith in him. Nketiah has started the last two matches for the Gunners in the league, as he hopes to maintain his place in the team ahead of team-mate Alexandre Lacazette. An English professional footballer, Eddie Nketiah plays as a striker for Premier League club Arsenal, and the England national under-21 team. https://www.transfermarkt.co.uk/eddie-nketiah/leistungsdaten/spieler/340324 While he made 17 Championship appearances for the Whites, he was only named in Bielsa’s starting line-up on two occasions during the league campaign. Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has responded to Eddie Nketiah’s post on Instagram following the Arsenal striker’s heroics for the England Under-21 side on Friday. He side-footed home a delicious cross from youngster Bukayo Saka in the first-half, to bring the score back to 1-1. “A lot of people would do a lot to get this opportunity. https://www.transfermarkt.com/eddie-nketiah/profil/spieler/340324 “I’ve got a lot to learn and there’s no better way to do so than on the field on the biggest stage.”. https://www.transfermarkt.de/eddie-nketiah/profil/spieler/340324 order back issues and use the historic Daily Express “It started really well. The goal was the first time two Arsenal players under 21 years old combined for a Premier League goal since 2008, when Nicklas Bendtner scored from a Denilson assist. I wish the club all the best and I’m sure you’ll get to the promised land. “I might not have played as much as I want but I had good moments when I was there when I came on and played. newspaper archive. Barry Douglas’s 4-word response to Leeds teammate after he gets good news, Leeds United midfielder sends message to Eddie Nketiah after Arsenal heroics, 'Dream come true': Southampton youngster says he is 'overjoyed' after Saints exit, {{#media.media_details}} Nketiah admitted that he wanted to play more at Leeds, but he still gained a lot from the experience. It’s about learning from that environment. It’s been an amazing experience and a privilege to play for such an amazing club. “My Leeds experience was good for me,” Nketiah said. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette are the two main strikers at Arsenal at the moment, and it is not going to be easy for Nketiah to play ahead of him. Arsenal star Eddie Nketiah has spoken out about his loan transfer at Leeds, explaining what it's like to work with Marcelo Bielsa, and why he learned a lot during his spell at Elland Road. In other news, 'Dream come true': Southampton youngster says he is 'overjoyed' after Saints exit, /static/uploads/2020/09/636195_t_1599255235.jpg. Nketiah made his Arsenal debut in September 2017, helping the Gunners beat Bate Borisov in the UEFA Europa League. Eddie Nketiah was brought into the first team picture during Arsene Wenger's final season at Arsenal. See today's front and back pages, download the newspaper, During that time, however, he scored five goals, including three in the Championship. JUST IN: Arsenal players and squad delighted with key Mikel Arteta change. Unfortunately my time @LUFC has come to an end. "Eddie arrived at Leeds when the Championship had started and had to spend time adapting to our style. 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It’s a very good environment to be in, it’s a very demanding coach and I learned a lot.”, DON'T MISSArsenal’s Matteo Guendouzi in training ground bust-up [GOSSIP]Everton boss Carlo Ancelotti reveals clear plan following Arsenal loss [QUOTES]Arsenal icon Ian Wright makes top four call after Everton win [QUOTES]. The striker scored in Mikel Arteta's side's 3-2 win against Everton at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday. He’s constantly looking for ways to improve and move forward as an individual, and he gave a special mention to Mikel Arteta. (Image: Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images) Since returning to the club from Leeds Unted, Nketiah has constantly fought Alexandre Lacazette to be Mikel Arteta's first choice striker. "He didn't take this decision, but he's a great player, excellent professional and had very good behaviour - a gentleman in every sense.". Home of the Daily and Sunday Express. After his difficult spell at Leeds, in which Bielsa appeared to favour striker Patrick Bamford, Nketiah insisted that he’s happy at Arsenal. The 20-year-old joins the Whites from Premier League side Arsenal on a season-long deal, with the club beating off stiff competition to secure his arrival. Arsenal’s record-breaking striker Eddie Nketiah has been compared to Gunners hero Ian Wright by Tony Cascarino. I would like to say a big thank you to my teammates, the coaching staff and the manager for making my time here an enjoyable one. Could you make it two on the bounce? The 21-year-old striker found the net in the 51st, 55th and 61st minute to help the Young Lions to an easy 6-0 win in the Euro-21 Qualifying Qualifying Group 3 match. Nketiah scored his first Premier League goal of the season for Arsenal on Sunday, during their 3-2 win over Everton. “I’m grateful to be here at Arsenal, my home club, and the manager has shown a lot of faith in me. Leeds United midfielder Kalvin Phillips has responded to Eddie Nketiah’s post on Instagram following the Arsenal striker’s heroics for the England Under-21 side on Friday.