Who is Eddie Nketiah?
Edward Keddar Nketiah, born on 30 May 1999, is an English professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Arsenal.
Nketiah is a product of the Chelsea and Arsenal academies and played on loan at Leeds United in their victorious 2019–20 Championship season.
Born in London and raised in Lewisham, Nketiah started his career with Chelsea after being scouted at the age of nine while playing for south-east London Sunday team Hillyfielders.
Was Eddie Nketiah at Chelsea?
Yes, Nketiah started his career with Chelsea after being scouted at the age of nine while playing for south-east London.
Eddie Nketiah spent seven years at Chelsea’s Academy.
He was released by Chelsea in 2015.
In a post-game interview with Sky Sports, Nketiah added: “I was with Chelsea until I was 14 years old when I was discharged. You’ve always had a chip on your shoulder, wanting to prove yourself.” But it isn’t about me; it is about the team’s ability to bounce back.