By 90Min
October 29, 2017

Arsenal are set to secure the services of 18-year-old wonderkid Eddie Nketiah, by rewarding him with a giant 650 percent pay rise, according to the Sun.

Nketiah burst onto the scene in midweek during Arsenal’s 2-1 Carabao Cup victory against Norwich. The Gunners looked set to be dumped out of the competition after being 1-0 down for the majority of the match, but the young striker managed to bag the equaliser in the 85th minute, before stealing the spoils during extra time.

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After that breakthrough performance, it would seem that Arsenal are keen to secure the future of the striker, with reports suggesting that he is set to be offered a five year contract worth £15,000-a-week, eclipsing the £2000-a-week he is earning now.

The Arsenal star - who signed for the north Londoners following his release from Chelsea four years ago - has just one full season left on his current contract, but talks of a renewal are set to take place in November, with Wenger particularly keen to keep him after being “wowed” by the striker in pre-season.

In other news, Wenger is set to swoop in for Ipswich Town’s 17-year-old rising star Tristan Nydam, while Mesut Ozil has responded to his critics following a string of impressive performances in recent weeks.


Reported by The Sun, the German international said: “I’ll always give everything for Arsenal.”

It’s seems as though Ozil could be departing on a free next summer, after reportedly turning down a big-money offer to renew his contract with the Gunners.

The unsettled star has been slammed for a lack of effort for the majority of the season, with reports suggesting that Manchester United may come in for the midfield maestro in January.

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