Leeds United fans are in disbelief over news concerning on-loan Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah.
According to Football Insider, the Whites believe he will be recalled by his parent club, as he is not playing enough games for Marcelo Bielsa’s side.
The news means the Yorkshire club are actively looking for another striking option and can play Nketiah up until December the 29th when they face Birmingham City.
After joining the club during the summer transfer window, Nketiah has featured in just 12 games all season, starting none of the club’s 17 Championship games (via Transfermarkt). This came despite Patrick Bamford going 10 league games without scoring with the club winning just four of those fixtures.
Earlier in the season, Marcelo Bielsa launched a staunch defence of his continued picking of Bamford, claiming Nketiah ‘focuses too much on scoring himself’ (via The Metro), quite a bizarre criticism in truth for a man who, at the end of the day, is getting paid to score goals.
Fans were left in disbelief at the report concerning the 20-year-old as they took to Twitter to react.
Here is a selection of tweets from the Elland Road faithful:
“GOAL: Eddie Nketiah scores his third of the night for Bristol City, 62 minutes gone.
— Yosh Cawthorne (@cawthornejosh) November 26, 2019
— TimAubert (@TimAubert) November 26, 2019
@andrearadri this can not happen!
— carl smith (@carlsmith_88) November 26, 2019
Sold Roofe, loaned a bloke we never paid, he ends up going back. Will get 15 goals for whoever finishes above us.
— D. (@V8Because) November 26, 2019
Can just see Nketiah being recalled and sent out to another championship team and him banging goals in for fun for them
— Patrick (@lufcpatty) November 26, 2019
Not good, thought it was strange he wasn’t playing
— Ben Cain (@bensimoncain) 26 November 2019
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