Eddie Nketiah

by John Max 31 Aug,2021
Eddie Nketiah
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Eddie Nketiah
  • Birth Place Lewisham, London, England
  • Famous Name Eddie Nketiah
  • Father Eddie Nketiah Snr
  • Net Worth $4 Million
  • Salary £2,340,000
  • Position in Team Striker
  • Current team Arsenal
  • Nationality English
  • Ethnicity African
  • Profession Footballer

Edward Keddar Nketiah a.k.a. Eddie Nketiah is an English professional footballer who plays Premier League side Arsenal as the Strike. At the international level, he plays for the England U-21 national team. 

Lewisham, London native, Eddie Nketiah was born on 30th May 1999, under the star sign Gemini. The twenty-two years old holds an English nationality and is of African ethnic background. He stands 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m) tall. 

How Much Is Eddie Nketiah's Net Worth In 2021?

Edward Nketiah is currently under a 5 year / £11,700,000 contract with the Arsenal F.C., including an annual average salary of £2,340,000, which he signed in December 2017. In 2021, he will earn a base salary of £2,340,000, while carrying a cap hit of £2,340,000.

Salary History

Season Salary Team
2017-18 £2,340,000 Arsenal
2018-2019 £2,340,000 Arsenal
2019-2020 £2,340,000 Arsenal
2020-2021 £2,340,000 Arsenal

A Nike athlete, his current market value is reported €16 million, updated on 8th June 2021. His highest market value to date is reported €20 million, recorded on 13th October 2020. 

As of 2021, his net worth is estimated at $5 million. 

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Is Eddie Nketiah Dating?

When it comes to his personal life Eddie Nketiah is a very confidential person. There is less to no information about his love life, not even his relationship status. The hunk is pretty famous on IG with a followers 271k followers. To point to his love life, there is no lovey dobby scene out in media. Eddie Nketiah is believed to be single, at least for now. 

Football Career

Nketiah began footballing in 2008, with Chelsea. Going through various youth systems, he was released in 2015. Then he joined the youth system of Arsenal (2015-2017). 

On 28 September 2017, Nketiah received the call to the main team for Arsenal's Europa League match against BATE Borisov. He made his debut coming on as an 89th-minute substitute for Joe Willock as Arsenal won 4–2. In January 2019 transfer window, he was set for a loan move to German Bundesliga side FC Augsburg but due to an injury to Danny Welbeck, Nketiah stayed at Arsenal.

On 12th May 2019, Nketiah scored his first goal in the Premier League on the last day of the season at Burnley. Though he was an unused substitute in the UEFA Europa League final 4–1 defeat against Chelsea in the 2018–19 final, he received a runners-up medal.

On 8 August 2019, Nketiah moved to Leeds United on loan for the 2019–20 season. On 13th August, he made his debut for the club in the EFL Cup against Salford City, scoring his side's first goal during a 3–0 win. Overall, he played 17 games and scored three goals for Leeds United. 

Following the game on the first day of 2020, Nketiah was recalled from his loan spell early by Arsenal.

Nketiah made his first Premier League start, at home to Newcastle United, He became a regular in Arsenal's return to league play after the COVID-19 hiatus, starting in the team's 3–0 loss at Manchester City, being replaced in the 67th minute by Alexandre Lacazette.

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