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Nketiah hits hat-trick as Arsenal thump Ipswich

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Arsenal striker Eddie Nketiah scored a hat-trick against Ipswich Town in a friendly on Saturday.

The Gunners ran riot at London Colney as Mikel Arteta's side eased to a 5-1 victory against the League One outfit.

Just two weeks after penning a long-term deal at the Emirates, Nketiah showed why Arsenal were so desperate to tie him up.

And he proved why he was handed the club's iconic No14 as he chipped in with three goals and an assist inside 35 minutes.

Nketiah's opener came after just 30 seconds, before he set up Albert Sambi Lokonga to make it 2-0.

The 23-year-old then completed his treble with two trademark poacher's finishes.

Folarin Balogun, who has just come back from his loan at Middlesbrough, scored to put his side five to the good.

The visitors then pulled a consolation goal back through Sone Aluko, but it was too little too late.

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