January 14 News Arsenal striker Nketiah is England U21
The team’s historical top scorer, he scored a total of 16 goals in 17 appearances.
And yesterday local time, Michael Johnson, the former assistant coach of the England U21 team, visited Arsenal and presented Nketiah with a special Golden Boot award.
In October 2020, Nketiah scored in the game against Turkey, surpassing the record of 13 goals previously held by the England U21 team held by Alan Shearer and Francis Jeffers.
Scored 14 goals.
In the end, Nketiah scored 16 goals in 17 games, ending his England U21 career.
Michael Johnson said: “On behalf of the FA, Gareth Southgate and technical director John McDermott, I congratulate you. Breaking the records of Alan Shearer and Francis Jeffers is not
A small thing, so it’s a small sign that you’re now the all-time goalscorer for the U21s. It’s a big award and you deserve it.”
Nketiah also said: “Wow, I am very grateful to be able to receive this award, and I am also very grateful to everyone in the FA. I like the time with the England U21 team, I like the days of training with everyone, and I am improving.
A lot. I am grateful and look forward to many more achievements in the future.”
At present, Nketiah has not played for England’s first team.