Eddie Nketiah eyes partnership with Gabriel Jesus at Arsenal

Eddie Nketiah believes he can type a partnership with new Arsenal signing Gabriel Jesus relatively than compete with the Brazilian.

Nketiah finally signed a brand new contract on the Emirates this summer season after issues over an absence of minutes pushed him in the direction of the exit door, however the competitors as soon as current with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette now seems to be there in the shape of Jesus.

The £45m man is anticipated to steer the road for Arsenal however spent a whole lot of time away from Manchester City final season and has even taken up that position throughout the Gunners’ pre-season, leaving Nketiah assured the pair can work collectively on pitch.

“I think we can play together and I think we’ve shown that,” Nketiah informed reporters.

“Obviously he’s a great player and it’s nice to play with him. Of course with the kind of strikers we are, we’ve been able to combine quickly. I’m enjoying playing with him and hopefully we can continue to bond.”

He added: “Obviously I like playing in the middle but I can play on the left as well and enjoy it. I’m just happy to be on the pitch in areas where I know I can be a threat and be dangerous. And when Gabby came into the second half it was good to link up with him.

“He’s proven on the membership he was at earlier than what participant he’s. He provides that power up entrance, the identical as myself, with that urgent. That’s the model the supervisor needs to play. So whoever performs up there has to ensure that we add that power. Not simply us, the complete crew. It’s been good up to now but it surely’s solely the preseason and we’ll get well. We have a whole lot of time to enhance.”

Nketiah also opened up about his new contract negotiations, admitting he considered offers from elsewhere before deciding Arsenal was still the best place to be.

“When you are at that stage of your contract, you think about all of your choices and simply weigh all of it up,” he mentioned.

“I wished to attend till the top of the season and naturally I had many gives. I sat down with my crew and with the supervisor and my household and we felt that Arsenal was the perfect place. I’m actually completely happy with my resolution and I’m trying ahead the long run.

“When you get down to that stage of your contract you’re obviously going to have options and I sat down with my agent and family to go through them all. But Arsenal is a great club for me. I support the club and it’s a good project to be part of. I hope I can contribute to it in the future.”

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