Arsenal’s Eddie Nkeitia signs new long-term contract

arsenalit is Eddie Nketia agreed to a new long-term contract, The club announced on Saturday.

Nkita, 23, was with Arsenal for eight years and made 92 first-team appearances, scoring 23 goals.

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Will not wear. The number 14 jersey previously worn by Theo Walcott, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Thierry Henry.

“I am delighted that Eddie is staying with us,” Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said in a statement. He represents everything that is happening around us and all the values ​​of the club.”

“We are very happy that he has extended his contract and now we have to start working and continue to develop the incredible talent and personality that we have in him.”

He is yet to win a major Premier League title, but he is the all-time top scorer for the England Under-21 team with 16 goals in 17 games.

Friday, Arsenal have agreed a deal worth up to 40 million euros for postage stamps Fabio Viera The midfielder is ready to sign a five-year contract.

Arsenal have already signed the American goalkeeper Matt Turner Of New England Revolution other Brazilian teenage striker Marquinhos this summer. Alexandre Lacazette leave the club join the Lions at the end of his contract.

“The foundations of this team are built on young talent, especially those who have come through our academy system,” coach Edu said.

“Eddy was released by another club when he was young, but he always showed he had the attitude and the ability to become a great player. The fact that he signed a new contract is an important part of our team planning for next season and we are all excited.