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Reiss Nelson has enjoyed mixed fortunes at Hoffenheim 0

Posted on March 25, 2019 by David Nugent

Reiss Nelson is no doubt one of the most promising youngsters at Arsenal. He enjoyed some cameo appearances for the Gunners before a shock loan move last summer to German club Hoffenheim.

In truth, the youngster has experienced mixed fortunes in his temporary spell in the Bundesliga. However, Nelson the experience of playing in one of Europe’s top leagues and in European competition can only be good for him.

Mixed fortunes after a bright start

Nelson looked set for a sensational campaign in the German top-flight, as he scored six goals in his first seven appearances in the Bundesliga. His early form in German led to Nelson’s first call-up to the England under-21’s team.

Loan move could be the making of Reiss Nelson 0

Posted on November 20, 2018 by David Nugent

Many eyebrows were raised among Arsenal supporters when they heard the news that highly-rated youngster Reiss Nelson was leaving in the summer. The move to German club Hoffenheim was only temporary of course, as the winger had signed a new deal prior to his switch to the Bundesliga outfit.

Needed a loan move

At just 18 years of age, Nelson is still very much a youngster. He has featured for Arsenal in cameos, but understandable considering his age has not featured on a regular basis for the Gunners.

Okoflex signs for Celtic as Nelson leaves on loan 0

Posted on September 01, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

According to Sky Sports, Celtic have completed the signing of Armstrong Okoflex, who came through the ranks of Arsenal’s academy. The 16-year-old lad signed a three-year deal with the Scottish champions and he hopes to make his first-team debut this season.

Former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers, now in charge at Celtic, spoke with Okoflex about his decision to give Raheem Sterling his first proper shot, thus proving he is not averse to giving chances to very young players. Born in Dublin, the young forward has played a few games for the Ireland U16 team, while at Arsenal he played for both U-16 and U18, but never for the first team.

Hoffenheim confirm interest in Nelson 0

Posted on August 30, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

Hoffenheim have confirmed their interest in Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson, according to various reports.

Manager Julian Nagelsmann, one of the youngest head coaches in Europe, revealed as much publicly. He couldn’t say any more than that because nothing has been agreed yet and there is a lot to be discussed before anything is put on paper.

One of the most important issues to resolve first is whether the youngster would be sold or sign a new contract with Arsenal before leaving on loan, as his current deal expires next summer. His readiness to commit his long-term future to the Gunners was reported back in April, when it became known that Nelson would choose to remain at the Emirates amid interest from the likes of Real Madrid and Paris Saint-Germain.

Arsenal looking at cheaper manager options 0

Posted on May 02, 2018 by Veselin Trajkovic

As Arsenal’s search for a new manager continues, the Telegraph are now reporting that the club are interested in finding a cheaper, younger option with a more modern style of coaching.

The transfer budget, not counting sales income, for the new man in the post this summer would be £50 million as the ability to get the best out of the players already here and to promote youthful talent will be a key feature of whoever is appointed.



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