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Nketiah needs to be angry, says Ian Wright

Thu 19 November 2020 | 14:02

Arsenal Legend, Wright says that Nketiah needs to be angry about not playing instead of Lacazette.

Lacazette

is now 6 games without scoring a single goal. Ian Wright,

Arsenal

legend believes that

Eddie Nketiah

needs to ask for a regular place in

Arsenal

’s starting line up.

Lacazette

is heavily under pressure because of his bad performance but it looks like

Mikel Arteta

still has faith in him.

Eddie Nketiah

has got his chances since the arrival of Arteta as a number 9. An

Arsenal

icon told his Wrighty’s House Podcast: “

Reiss Nelson

… what’s going to happen with Reiss Nelson? You have to be worried about

Reiss

and, to a certain extent, Eddie as well.

“We talked about

Laca

and people are talking about Laca’s got to be taken out. Maybe for just for himself, just to have a rest.

“Eddie now should be looking at what Laca does, why Laca’s in the team, why Laca’s being picked over him even though he’s not scoring. And he’s got to start learning about the progression of himself.

“Because by now, with the goals that we know he’s capable of scoring because he can get in the box and he can finish, he should be adding those other things to his game to be putting a bit more pressure on Laca, with all due respect to Laca.”

“The fact is, if I had to speak to Eddie, I’d be saying, ‘Listen, I don’t know if you’ve recognized it but your opportunity is right now. As a No.9, if you want to play that role, it’s now’.

“He needs to get angry.”

 


source: SportMob