Arsenal Watch: Eddie Nketiah III

20-year-old forward Eddie Nketiah made his first appearance for Leeds United today in the Carabao Cup as they faced League Two side Salford City. The Englishman delivered a good performance on his debut as Leeds won the game 3-0.

Going into the fixture, Leeds United head coach Marcelo Bielsa deployed the young forward in his best position down the middle in attack. The Argentinian named his side in a 4-1-4-1 formation but in-game it looked more like a 3-3-4 formation to me. Nketiah was mostly supported by Jack Clarke and Helder Costa on the flanks but Ezgjan Alioski also played an important role with his attacking runs down the left.

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Leeds United announce the loan signing of Arsenal forward Eddie Nketiah.

Leeds United has announced the signing of 20-year-old Eddie Nketiah. The Arsenal forward joins the club on a season-long loan deal.

According to various reports, Arsenal received numerous offers to sign the forward on loan with Bristol City the frontrunnersHowever, according to David Ornstein, Leeds United Director of Football Victor Orta made a late push to convince the 20-year-old to sign for Leeds instead.

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Leeds United close to completing the loan signing of Arsenal forward Eddie Nketiah.

Leeds United are expected to win the race to sign Eddie Nketiah on a season-long loan today.

According to BBC Sport journalist David Ornstein, the Arsenal forward is currently travelling to Leeds where he’ll complete a season-long loan deal to the Championship club.

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