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Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has congratulated Leeds United on Twitter on winning automatic promotion to the Premier League.

West Bromwich Albion’s defeat to Huddersfield Town away from home in the Championship this evening means that Leeds have secured their place in the top two of the league table.

Nketiah, who spent the first half of the season on loan at Leeds from Arsenal, is pleased to see Marcelo Bielsa’s side return to the top flight of English football for the first time since 2004.

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Meanwhile, goalkeeper Illan Meslier – on loan at the Whites from Lorient – has posted a simple three-word message on Twitter, and retired British Labour and Co-operative politician Ed Balls has sent a message to the West Yorkshire outfit as well.

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During his loan spell at Leeds this season, Nketiah made two starts and 15 substitute appearances in the Championship, scoring three goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

The youngster also scored two goals in two EFL Cup ties for the Whites, according to WhoScored.

Since his return to Arsenal, the striker has made six starts and five substitute appearances in the Premier League, scoring two goals in the process, according to WhoScored.

The 21-year-old also scored two goals in three FA Cup ties for the Gunners, according to WhoScored.

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