'I'm thinking about it': Arsenal player admits he's considering leaving the club now
Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah has admitted he has not decided whether or not to stay at the club beyond the summer.
In an interview on The Beautiful Game Podcast, Nketiah left the door open to leaving the Emirates Stadium as a free agent in June.
Nketiah pointed out the desire to get more gametime as he only got his first Premier League start of the season in the defeat to Southampton on Saturday.
He was asked: ;would it be fair to say next season, you won’t be an Arsenal player next season?’
Nketiah replied: “It’s difficult to say. At the moment, I would say my stance is the same, I want to play games. I haven’t started a Premier League game this season. I’m not here complaining but I think I’m at the level where I can play and could get that opportunity elsewhere. I’m thinking about it.
“You’re free to speak with clubs now but I leave my family and agency to do that. My stance is I want to be honest and clear and I want to play football.
“That’s what everyone’s aim should be. After the season, I can be potentially selfish and think about what it is best for me.”
Nketiah has to be looking around and thinking he needs to play more regular football if he is to take his game to the next level.
That might happen at Arsenal next term, given the situations with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Alexandre Lacazette right now.
But also, Mikel Arteta could just bring in a new high-profile frontman, and Nketiah would be left concerned about gametime again.
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