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Leeds and Arsenal's Eddie Nketiah betters Harry Kane's record

L-R Jake Cooper of Millwall  and Eddie Nketiah of Leeds United

Arsenal and Leeds forward Eddie Nketiah has eight England under-21 goals.

Eddie Nketiah of England takes and misses a penalty during the UEFA Under 21 Championship Qualifier between England and Austria at Stadium MK on October 15, 2019 in Milton Keynes, England.

Eddie Nketiah bagged a hat-trick last night in England's under-21 win over Austria.

Nketiah now has a staggering eight goals in eight games for the Three Lions.

This is superior to Harry Kane, who took 14 games to hit eight goals for England's under-21 side.

 

This will no doubt please Arsenal supporters, who hope Nketiah can go on and become a first team regular for them.

Nketiah is on loan at Leeds United where he has scored four goals in league and cup so far this season.

Eddie Nketiah of England during the UEFA Under 21 Championship Qualifier between England and Austria at Stadium mk on October 15, 2019 in Milton Keynes, England.

Nketiah is yet to earn a first team start in the Championship, but he should take heart from Harry Kane's own mixed loan spells.

When he got a chance at Tottenham he seized it, and is now a clear first choice. 

And importantly he has gone on to become a first team regular for England's senior side, where he has 28 goals in 43 games.

Becoming the country's all time leading scorer is very much a possibility.

If Nketiah can get close to that, Arsenal fans will be ecstatic.

Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal during a training session at London Colney on July 27, 2019 in St Albans, England.

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