Six months before Eddie Nketiah introduced himself to Arsenal fans and the rest of the world Arsenal Nigerian forward Alex Iwobi listed the 18 year old as one of the top prospect in the Arsenal youth ranks.
Nketiah rose from the bench to score a brace for Arsenal to power them to a comeback 2-1 win over Norwich City to send them through to the next round of the Carabao Cup.
The manner which he scored the goal has lead to talks about his prolific nature in front of goal, but Iwobi has longed noticed that special aspect of his game, and spoke about it in April.
While speaking on the top prospect to watch out for in the Arsenal youth ranks, Iwobi listed Nketiah, Reiss Nelson and Ben Sheaf as players who have impressed him the most in the youth ranks of Arsenal.
On Nketiah, Iwobi said ” Eddie (Nketiah) just finds the goals. Some people have that instinct just to get the ball and put it in the net with just one chance. He’s somebody who’s able to find the goal, not just for Arsenal but for England as well. He’s definitely one for the future “, he said in April..