Arsenal’s Brazilian defender Gabriel Magalles has hit back at criticism over the new signing of young striker Eddie Nketiah.
Gabriel Magalles Arsenal defender Critics of Eddie Nketiah ‘s new deal have been denouncedas disgusting. UFABET club legend Ian Wright has also blamed controversy over the striker’s change of shirt. Number 14, which used to belong to Thierry Henry. The club’s all-time top scorer by Nketiah. The expiration of his old contract has put an end to doubts over his future by penning a new long-term contract. The Gunners and a new shirt number belonging to the Gunners icon.
A surge of criticism on social media as some fans viewed the move as a sign of a decline from its former era. Henry as the top shooting star. The world champions moved to Arsenal in 1999. Won four Premier League Golden Boot awards two league titles. Played in the Champions League in his first season with the club. With the Gunners not playing in Europe in the 2021/22 season. They have only played in the Europa League four years in a row.
Academy striker Nketiah has scored just five goals in 10 of his 59 Premier League appearances. The league for his boyhood club. The Gunners ended a difficult season with missing out on Champions League qualification after losing two of their last three games in a row. Gabriel has responded. Responds to critics of dissatisfaction. Nketiah’s new deal By attaching an upside-down smiley emoji and asking. How can you guys be so despicable? OMG [oh my god]” before going to like the tweet that reads, “Do not be deceived by the haters. Many of us are happy with contract extensions and don’t care about shirt numbers.”
When one commenter branded Nketiah a ‘Not good enough for No 14’ , saying the club should let his contract expire and see him not improving and his signings going to waste, Ian Wright, the second-highest goalscorer in the Premier League. The league for a club behind Henry tweeted: “How important is the number? why not be quiet Go if nothing good will talk about our players.” “You cannot call yourself an Arsenal fan with this negative attitude. Would you say this in front of Eddie? If not, STFU (shut up)”
Mikel Arteta is known to be chasing a new striker after Arsenal sold Alexandre Lacazette and are keen to sign Manchester forward Gabriel Jesus . City , but the Spaniard says he is ‘pleased’ with Nketiah’s new £100,000-a-week contract. “He represents who we are and all the values of the club. We are very happy that he extended the contract. And now we have to continue to work and develop the talents and individuals we have in them.”
Arsenal players who have worn the number 14 shirt include Aubameyang, Theo Walcott, Martin Keown, Alan Smith, Ray Parlor, David O’Leary. and Michael Thomas the 1988/89 hero, although Thomas did not wear the number 14 when scoring the decisive goal against Liverpool on the final day of the