Breaking: Arsenal star Lacazette praises two reserve players

Eddie Nketiah scored two goals for Arsenal on Tuesday.

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LONDON, ENGLAND - OCTOBER 24: (R) Eddie Nketiah celebrates scoring the 1st Arsenal goal with (2ndR) Alex Iwobi and (R) Mohamed Elneny during the Carabao Cup Fourth Round match between Arsenal and Norwich City at Emirates Stadium on October 24, 2017 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

Arsenal new signing Alexandre Lacazette has had a great start at his new club as the Frenchman has already netted five times in the league since joining this summer. And  the Gunners striker has been impressed by two of Arsenal’s youth players who already are knocking the door in the first team.

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Lacazette was a part of Arsenal’s tour to Australia and China in pre season and so were two of Arsenal’s bright young prospects, Reiss Nelson and Eddie Nketiah. The Gunners striker was more than impressed by both of the players and recently was all in praises for them.

Lacazette spoke to Arsenal media and clearly admitted that how impressed he has been by Nelson.

“I think Reiss is very good,” Lacazette told Arsenal Player. “I believe he will be a top player for the club. He already impressed me during pre-season and it’s great to see what he’s been doing for the under-23s.”

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Nelson has made a name for himself this season
The France International added that Nelson’s stats are good and even when he trains with the first team, he shows his quality.
Reiss has been one of the players who has featured in all Cup and Europa League games for Arsenal this season, and manager Arsene Wenger also rates him highly. He broke out to the scene since his exciting display in the pres season games in Australia.

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Nketiah, Willock and Nelson
Another player who has caught the eyes of Lacazette is striker Eddie Nketiah. Nketiah had so far made one appearance for the Gunners in a Europa League game, but he stole the show a couple of days back in the Carabao Cup tie against Norwich. Coming on with five minutes to go, Nketiah scored literally on his first touch to level it for the Gunners and then went on to score the winner during Extra time.

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Eddie sprints a celebration after his goal
“I really like Eddie [Nketiah] as well. He’s a great striker at the academy. He is very calm in front of goal and has great technique,” Lacazette said recently.

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