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22:15  08 november  2018
22:15  08 november  2018 Source:   readsport.co

Reiss Nelson wants to become an Arsenal legend

Reiss Nelson wants to become an Arsenal legend Arsenal youngster Reiss Nelson has admitted that he wants to become a Gunners legend, according to a report on the Evening Standard. The forward is currently on loan to German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim and he has been in great goalscoring form. The England under-21 international has managed to find the back of the net six times in seven matches for Hoffenheim, which saw him awarded the Bundesliga ‘rookie of the month’ award for last month. The 18-year-old signed a new long-term deal with Arsenal before heading out on loan, and he is keen to return and play games for the club that he loves. When speaking to BBC Sport, he said: “Arsenal are my boyhood club. I’ve been with them since I was eight, so that’s 10 years. I just want to go back there stronger because at the time I was at Arsenal I was 16, 17 and I didn’t feel confident.” “I didn’t think I was a man, but now I’m feeling stronger and I think a couple more months or even a year in Hoffenheim will make me strong and give me the belief and confidence to go back to Arsenal and do very good there.” “I want to be an Arsenal legend. And, for England, it’s the best. You can’t beat playing for your country I don’t think.” Nelson is one of Arsenal’s most talented academy graduates and boss Unai Emery knows that the more competitive football he plays in Germany, the better he will get.

Reiss Luke Nelson (/ˈriːs/ REESS; born 10 December 1999) is an English professional footballer who plays as forward for Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim, on loan from Premier League club Arsenal .

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Arsenal boss Unai Emery has today spoken about loan star Reiss Nelson, as well as addressing talk of an early recall for the Gunners youngster.

The 18-year old winger joined Bundesliga outfit Hoffenheim in the summer on a season-long loan, and has excelled in his early outings for the club.

Having faced fierce competition at the Emirates Stadium this season, Germany was lined up as a good destination for the England Under-21s international, with fellow Englishmen Jadon Sancho and Ademola Lookman also flourishing in the German top flight over the last 12 months.

Arsenal keeping eye on Nelson progress © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport

And since joining Hoffenheim, Nelson has been in red hot form, scoring five goals and assisting one in just six Bundesliga appearances.

Nelson discusses his plans for the future

Nelson discusses his plans for the future Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson has discussed his plans for the future in a recent interview on the official Bundesliga website. The England Under-21 international is currently enjoying a loan spell with Hoffenheim and has established himself as an important player for the German outfit. Nelson is held in high esteem at the Emirates and it’s believed that Arsenal want to retain his services following his temporary spell with Hoffenheim. The 18-year-old was quizzed on his future in recent times and was asked about the chances of him staying put at his loan club beyond the allocated one-season spell. Nelson was coy to make assurances over his plans but reiterated his happiness at Hoffenheim. The winger said: “At the moment I’m very happy here. I’m playing, I’m scoring, but I’m an Arsenal player at the end of the day, so I have to stay and do my job here, then wherever football takes me I’ll go.” At the end of August, Nelson put pen to paper on a new long-term contract at Arsenal prior to his loan move, again indicating that he remains a player who is firmly in Unai Emery’s plans for the years to come.

SunSport columnist Thierry Henry tells Arsenal fans to keep an eye on Reiss Nelson . It is great that Reiss Nelson is near the first team after progressing through the youth ranks. People talk about being brave in football like going in for a 50-50 tackle but bravery can also be about decision-making when

Player Profile Name Reiss Nelson Born. An exciting prospect with quick feet and an eye for goal, 2017/18 proved valuable for Reiss’s development, as he made his first-team debut in the Community Shield win over Chelsea, then featured in the Premier League, Europa League, FA Cup and EFL Cup.

Talking ahead of tonight’s Europa League clash with Sporting Lisbon, Emery confirmed the club are keeping an eye on young Nelson, although it is too early to talk about a recall for the forward. Emery said:

“He can take responsibility, minutes and confidence in a team where he can play more.”

“Then the objective with him is to come back with us and grow with this experience. My experience in Spain and France is that with this loan the player can achieve this.”

“With Reiss, we are very happy with him at the moment. We follow him every match. We are thinking about how he can help us in the future.”

When pressed on whether it was likely that Nelson could have his loan spell cut short to make an early return to London, Emery continued:

“At the moment we don’t speak about that.”

Arsenal keeping eye on Nelson progress © Mark Runnacles/Getty Images Sport Scotland U21 v England U21 - 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship Qualifier

Manchester United eye Arsenal target Under.
Manchester United are reportedly keeping a close eye on Arsenal target Cengiz Under. The Turkish winger has been heavily linked with a move to the Emirates Stadium in recent times as the race for his signature heats up ahead of the January transfer window. Under has caught the eye in action for AS Roma this season and speculation has surrounded his future in Italy lately. According to a report from Italian news outlet Il Messaggero, a whole host of prestigious clubs are monitoring the progress of the 21-year-old in Serie A, with United among those watching on keenly. The creative wide player has chipped in with three goals in all competitions for Roma this season and has also contributed with a further four assists. Arsenal are set to face plenty of competition if they are to pursue a deal for Under, with Old Trafford named as the latest next potential destination for the youngster. Il Messaggero’s report outlines interest from Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Barcelona, also.

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