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​Arsenal forward Nketiah privileged to learn from Aubameyang

Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah admits that he is lucky to be learning from top strikers at the club.

Nketiah has the chance to play with the likes of Alexandre Lacazette and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang.

He highlights the importance of learning from such veterans, especially Aubameyang.

He told the club website on starting against Newcastle United on Sunday: "It was a great feeling to get back out there, I've been working really hard in the chances I've had in training to get this chance so it's nice.

"I felt I did well and I came close to scoring when it hit the crossbar, but the important thing is the three points and I think it was a brilliant result for the team."

On the team winning at home, he said: "We want to make our home a fortress and we want to continue winning games here. I think the fans were excellent and the boys matched it with their efforts.

"With the way we played, we played some great stuff at times and like you said we're looking to build on this and continue picking up points."

And when asked about Aubameyang, Nketiah went on to say: "Pierre is a top player and a top person. He leads by example and I think everyone is trying to do their bit to chip in with the goals and obviously when I'm on I'm trying to score and contribute to the team.

"Pierre is doing excellently at the moment and he's such a great guy and such a great person to learn off. I'm privileged to play with him and it's nice to get back out there and play alongside him."

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