The Arsenal faithful have flooded social media on Sunday evening, to respond to the latest display put forth by hitman Eddie Nketiah.
Mikel Arteta’s troops were of course back in action a short time ago.
Brimming with confidence on the back of successive wins over Chelsea and Manchester United, the Gunners made the trip across London, for a derby showdown with West Ham United.
And, when all was said and done, the stellar stretch of form being enjoyed by the day’s visitors only continued.
Goals on the part of central defensive duo Rob Holding and Gabriel Magalhaes ultimately proved enough to guide Arsenal to the right side of a 2-1 scoreline, leapfrogging Tottenham back into 4th in the Premier League table in the process.
It’s a day for the centre-backs! 💪
Gabriel joins Holding on the scoresheet to put Arsenal back in front ☄️ pic.twitter.com/dsZv3aGNeT
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) May 1, 2022
‘New contract, please’
On the back of the action coming to a close at the London Stadium, it should therefore come as little surprise to see the names of a whole host of Arsenal stars take their places center stage online amid the post-match chatter.
None has been more widely discussed, though, than that of striker Eddie Nketiah.
Afforded his latest opportunity to impress from the off on Sunday, Arsenal’s talented young attacker played a key role in the club’s eventual victory, leading the line with pace, vigor and a persistent goal threat.
And such efforts, in turn, have even culminated in calls beginning to mount for Nketiah to be afforded a new contract at the Emirates, ahead of the expiration of his current terms in the summer:
Eddie Nketiah deserves a new contract btw. Absolutely outplayed lacazette this season in the few games he’s played
— Couch (@JamesCouchmxn) May 1, 2022
We need to get Nketiah a new contract man asap
— AntonGustavsson (@AntonGson_) May 1, 2022
I think Nketiah should get another contract. If he wants, that is.
— Ndubuisi (@buisilyfe) May 1, 2022
Nketiah needs a new contract asap. He is developing so nicely.
— Hussain (@MHGooner95) May 1, 2022
I take my words back about Eddie Nketiah he did prove me wrong! With some consistency he’s showing that he’s indeed a good player and he deserves another contract. Ghana has a great asset here if he decides to join the national team as expected. #afc #arsenalfc #PremierLeague pic.twitter.com/Jul51jeBtH
— Nikma (@MMMane93) May 1, 2022
Nketiah’s confidence is absolutely stunning. I hope Arsenal give him a new contract this season. It’s absolutely fucking needed.
— Jxmie (@afcxjamie) May 1, 2022
i’ve seen enough from nketiah to warrant him a new contract, absolutely immense performance today
— AFCAmaan (@afc_amaan) May 1, 2022
Nketiah was unbelievable again today, if this is what we’re gonna get from him get the contract put down!
— nathh (@nathanchadwickk) May 1, 2022
Give Nketiah that bumper contract pic.twitter.com/dojVYCom2N
— DK (@EditsDk15) May 1, 2022
Give Nketiah a new contract please
— #AGROPHOENIX (@adekanye52) May 1, 2022
Arsenal and Arteta should pull out that contract and let Eddie Nketiah sign it promising him some game time
His importance to the way we play is so underrated.
— yofada (@JokDut25) May 1, 2022
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