Arteta provides an update on Nketiah's Arsenal future after his brace against Leeds

The youngster impressed once again in the Gunners' win over Jesse Marsch's men, but his future at the club is still up in the air.

Nketiah's contract at Arsenal expires this summer

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is not worried over the contract situation of Eddie Nketiah at the club. Nketiah's future at Arsenal remains in doubt, with his contract expiring next month.

The 22-year-old has made 18 league appearances for the Gunners this season and was their hero in the 2-1 win over Leeds United at the Emirates on Sunday.

Nketiah scored two quickfire goals in the opening ten minutes to set Arsenal on their way to victory, even though Diego Llorente's second-half strike set up a nervy finish.

It was Nketiah's second brace in the Premier League this season, having scored twice in the 4-2 win over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge.

His latest brace raises more questions surrounding his future at the club. However, Arteta is not worried, saying Nketiah should be allowed to enjoy his moment.

When asked about Nketiah's future after the win over Leeds, Arteta said as per Football.London: "Let him be. Let him enjoy the moment, and things will happen naturally."

Arsenal's win over Leeds put their top-four fate in their hands, but they had to dig deep despite playing with a man advantage for most parts of the game.

Arteta admitted his players made things difficult but praised how they handled the nerves.

"For a lot of phases, we did well, but we didn't score the third. Then the accident happened, we conceded the goal, and some nerves had to be handled."

Although Arsenal are still in the driving seat for the final Champions League spot, they could still miss out on the top four if they lose to Tottenham Hotspur in their next game.

Antonio Conte's men host the Gunners on Thursday with four points separating the side. A win for the Gunners will seal their place in next season's Champions League.

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