The 2016/17 campaign has been an unforgettable one for Arsenal’s Edward Nketiah. Having impressed across the various age-groups, the teenage striker was given an opportunity to showcase his ability among more experienced players in the u23 set-up. Unsurprisingly, the former Chelsea forward made no mistake with his chance to shine.
Reiss Nelson was the catalyst for creation in the final third while Edward Nketiah netted a brace during Arsenal u23s’ 4-0 home victory over Manchester United this evening.
Arsenal u23s were 4-3 winners over Premier League 2 rivals Manchester City this evening, though were made to work hard for their win after Jack Wilshere’s dismissal shortly after the hour mark.
Cohen Bramall made his debut in Arsenal colours and Edward Nketiah came off the substitutes’ bench to score a goal and assist another as Arsenal u23s overturned a one-goal deficit to beat Southampton 3-1 away.
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