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Nketiah is frustrated at Leeds United

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Arsenal loanee, Eddie Nketiah, admits he is frustrated by his lack of playing time with English Championship side Leeds United

20-year-old Arsenal loanee Eddie Nketiah is not enjoying his season-long loan from Arsenal to Leeds United.

The player believes he needs to prepare better in order to have more chances in the first team, and he’s willing to fight.

“From my point of view, I feel like I’ve done everything I can to warrant a start and all I can do is continue to apply that pressure by putting in good performances when I come with England and when I play for Leeds, working hard,” said Nketiah to Goal.

“I went there to play matches and to develop so, hopefully, in the coming weeks I’ll get the opportunities to show why I can be in the team week in, week out.”

The youngster explained: “It’s been disappointing for me not to start in the league. I went there to play games and get games.”

“It’s still early times. I think every time I’ve come on I’ve done well and shown why I think I should be playing.”

“I think tonight was a good statement and a good way for me to put across performance and, hopefully, I’ll be starting in the next run of games,” he said.

“I’ve enjoyed the new challenge and I think I’ve been really pleased with my performances personally when I’ve been given the chances.”

“I feel like I probably haven’t been given the chances I would have liked, I would have liked to play a lot more minutes but I feel like every time I’ve come on I’ve done well and now I’m still one of the top scores, if not the top scorer in the team, with such limited time so I don’t think I could do much more than that,” he commented.

“Obviously, I’m never going to be totally happy if I’m not playing because I’m a proud player, I believe I should be playing and I always want to be playing so I’ll never be happy with not playing.”