Arsenal fans react on Twitter to Eddie Nketiah's Leeds United debut

Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal before the pre-season friendly match between Angers and Arsenal at Stade Raymond Kopa on July 31, 2019 in Angers, France.

Leeds United loanee did not take long to open his account.

Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United scores the opening goal during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane on August 13, 2019 in Salford, England.

Eddie Nketiah wasted no time scoring his first goal for Leeds United.

The exciting Arsenal loanee netted the opener in the first half against Salford City in the Carabao Cup.

Nketiah got goal-side of his defender to sweep in from close range short before half-time.


He wheeled off in celebration and was mobbed by his new teammates.

This was Nketiah's Leeds debut, having been left out of the squad against Nottingham Forest at the weekend, which was a match just two days after his loan move from Arsenal went through.

Last night's game was a good chance for him to get acclimatised to his new Leeds teammates and it looks like he will be a big asset.

Eddie Nketiah #30 of Arsenal celebrates a goal against Fiorentina in the first half during their 2019 International Champions Cup match at Bank of America Stadium on July 20, 2019 in...

Leeds face Wigan Athletic this weekend and there will be calls already from some fans for the 20-year-old to replace Patrick Bamford.

Here is a look at how Arsenal fans reacted to Nketiah's performance...

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