Eddie Nketiah puts Craven Cottage with teammate Dani Ceballos behind as Arsenal starlet insists ‘it’s all love’ between the pair after Spaniard cast him victorious against West Ham
- Eddie Nketiah says ‘it’s all love’ between him and Dani Ceballos after an arrest
- The 21-year-old was upset after a tough challenge from Fulham’s match
- The duo geared up for the winning goal when Arsenal defeated West Hamse on Saturday
Eddie Nketiah insists that ‘it’s all love’ between himself and teammate Dani Ceballos after the Arsenal pair left an angry clash to combine for the winning goal against West Ham.
Mikel Arteta’s side took two wins of two on Saturday evening when the Gunners saw London rivals West Ham 2-1 at the Emirates Stadium to extend their good start to the 2020-21 season.
England Under 21 star Nketiah and Real Madrid borrower Ceballos bumped into Craven Cottage ahead of Fulham’s game after the striker was struck down by a tough challenge presented by the Spaniard while preparing for the new season.
Eddie Nketiah says ‘it’s all love’ between himself and Dani Ceballos after an arrest
The pair secured the winning goal together when Arsenal beat West Hamse on Saturday night
However, the pair combined in the final knockout of the match on Saturday, with Ceballos knocking out Nketiah to take down the all-important winner.
Nketiah rewarded Arteta’s confidence in the youngster, when the boss turned to the academy product in the 77th minute to change the game and make the essential contribution.
And Nketiah praised his teammate Ceballos, saying that ‘it’s all love now’ between the two Arsenal stars.
“We had a bit of a get together,” the 21-year-old told Sky Sports. The response was there. We made it right and got on with it. It was nice for him to make the assist. It’s all love now.
Ceballos and Nketiah collided in preparation, but the pair put the incident behind
‘It was a great crossing, good visibility. I tried to stay out of the way. From there it was an easy finish.
‘I want to keep improving as a player. It’s a great feeling to score.
West Ham made it very difficult. They came out very strongly in the second half. ‘
Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta praised his young striker after Saturday’s victory
Arteta praised his young striker, who has played an important role since returning from a loan spell at Leeds, following the victory over the Hammers.
Eddie can do that every week. He’s hungry and has a great quality to score goals, ‘he told BBC Sport.
‘I am very happy with the three points. I said before the game how difficult it would be with the way they play.