Arsenal's Nketiah: Jesus competition has made me better - ESPN
Eddie Nketiah believes his "friendly competition" with Arsenal team-mate Gabriel Jesus has made him a better player after receiving his first England call-up.
Since Jesus joined the Gunners from Manchester City in a 45 million deal last summer, Nketiah has had to wait for his opportunities to lead Arsenal's attack.
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He proved himself a worthy understudy last season when filling in for more than three months after Jesus suffered a serious knee injury playing for Brazil at the Qatar World Cup and started this season in promising style, netting against Nottingham Forest and Fulham.
England boss Gareth Southgate rewarded Nketiah with a place in his 26-man squad for upcoming matches away to Ukraine and Scotland, ahead of which the 24-year-old addressed his relationship with Jesus at St George's Park on Tuesday.