We’ve all seen and heard a lot from former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger over the course of the last year or so, as he continues to come to terms with the fact that he is no longer in charge of the club. While that may sound ridiculous to say out loud, it’s true, because the guy just doesn’t seem to understand that he is no longer in charge and a lot of people don’t really value what he has to say anymore.
One of the more surprising moves of the winter deadline day 2019 was Arsenal youngster Emile Smith Rowe joining Bundesliga side RB Leipzig on loan until the end of the season. The highly-rated youngster has recently been sidelined due to injury. However, prior to the injury, the midfielder had only really featured in the cup competitions and his game time was limited in the Premier League.
Smith-Rowe following in Nelson’s footseteps
I have to say that when Smith Rowe’s fellow talented youngster Reiss Nelson joined Hoffenheim on loan in the summer for this season I was surprised, as he looked like he could have played more first-team football.
Reiss Nelson is without a doubt one of Arsenal’s brightest young prospects. In the summer, Gunners boss Unai Emery rather surprisingly decided to allow the youngster to join German Bundesliga side Hoffenheim on a season-long loan deal.
Eying up a first-team spot at Arsenal
Despite his temporary summer move, Nelson is looking forward to returning to Arsenal and playing first-team football. Talking about making the move to Germany, the youngster told Talksport: “It was difficult,”
According to the Mirror, Arsenal have entered the race to sign Manchester City attacking-midfielder Jadon Sancho. The 17-year-old has attracted the interest of a host of clubs this summer and is yet to commit his future to the Sky Blues. Tottenham are believed to have had an approach rebuffed for the coveted youngster.
Sancho, who is being monitored by Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Bundesliga side RB Leipzig, was a standout performer at the U17 European Championships in May, winning the Golden Player award – previously won by Toni Kroos, Wayne Rooney and Cesc Fabregas.