Learning to play with Patrick Bamford could be crucial to Eddie Nketiah's future

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...

Eddie Nketiah has had a bright start at Leeds United.

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...

Eddie Nketiah's scored on his debut Leeds United in midweek and raised expectations in the process.

Already he is a contender to displace first choice centre-forward Patrick Bamford.

But it doesn't have to be either or.

 

A partnership could benefit Leeds. It would really work out positively for Nketiah if he can form a strong connection with £7 million man Bamford.

This is because of Nketiah's outlook at Arsenal.

The Gunners are have top strikers Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette.

Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United scores his team's first goal to make it 1-0 during the Carabao Cup match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane, Salford on Tuesday 13th August...

Regardless of how many goals Nketiah scores for Leeds, he is unlikely to displace both of them and lead the line for Arsenal on his own next season.

But partnering one of them, that's possible.

If Nketiah can demonstrate he can work in tandem with another attacker at a competitive level, it will benefit him when he gets back to Arsenal.

Leeds United's Eddie Nketiah shields the ball from Salford City's Carl Piergianni during the Carabao Cup First Round match between Salford City and Leeds United at Moor Lane on August 13,...

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