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Arsenal legend Paul Merson has slammed the club's decision to hand Eddie Nketiah a new contract ahead of the upcoming season.
The 23-year-old striker was set to be a free agent this summer, but despite interest elsewhere, he penned with the Gunners until 2027, in a deal thought to be worth £100,000 a week.
However, Merson believes that Arteta's side should have looked elsewhere to bolster their attack and claims that Nketiah wouldn't start for relegation-struggling sides in the Premier League.
Eddie Nketiah was rewarded with a new deal at Arsenal after strong end to the season
Paul Merson believes that Nketiah is not good to fire Arsenal back to the Champions League
Speaking to the Daily Star, Merson said: 'All Arsenal have got up front right now is Eddie Nketiah, who recently signed a new contract