Eddie Nketiah reveals why Mikel Arteta believes in him

Eddie Nketiah is set to be Arsenal’s main striker until Gabriel Jesus returns from his injury and the striker seems ready.

He scored a beautiful goal as the Gunners beat West Ham 3-1 on their return to Premier League action and did well all-around after many people claimed the club must buy a new frontman.

Nketiah earned a new big-money deal at the end of last season after almost running down his previous contract at the club.

A return to top form towards the end of last season ensured he won over some fans who had previously doubted him, and the striker is set to do the same again in the next few months.

One thing he has is the support of Mikel Arteta, and he spoke about why the gaffer likes him recently, saying via Football London:

“I think there’s a way of doing it.

“That’s through training every day, performing when you come on and giving your best. The manager knows what kind of person I am in terms of wanting to play all the time so I don’t particularly need to go knocking on his door every week. But he knows what type of player I am and he knows that whenever I am given the opportunity I will always give 100% to help the team.”

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Arteta has proven to be an astute manager of talent who knows the best players to use in different situations and games.

If he believes Nketiah has the qualities to thrive, we can trust his judgement because he has proven many times that he knows what he is doing.

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5 Comments

  1. A big game against Brighton Albion is coming so he should be working on something to at least score two goals in that game

    1. What do you suggest? Three Shredded Wheat or some spinach perhaps!!

      Sorry to be flippant but this silly article about nothing new at all is not worthy of a SERIOUS comment!

    2. Wr have never said Jesus must score 2 goals in a game so why does Eddie have to do that? So long ad he contributes to the team winning that should be enough…

  2. Michael Owen is right, he is a finisher coming from the mouth of one that has played at the highest level.
    That turned in the box and place in the far corner will be mention when the campaign is concluded.

    But Eddie has to do more in his all round game, though a brace on the road Saturday could wipe the striker acquisition
    clean off the slate.

  3. Mr Jon Fox
    …then why comment…..?

    Yes..we always knew Arteta believes in Eddie..

    ‘Eddie Nketiah’s goal in the 69th ensured the Gunners secured all three points and equaled their longest-ever Premier League home winning streak with a 10th straight victory at the Emirates.’

    Instead of complaining I give you something to think about….we can set a new record at our next home game…..!
    👍

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