Unai Emery coy on possibility of January Arsenal return for Reiss Nelson

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Arsenal supervisor Unai Emery has at this time mentioned the progress being made by Gunners’ starlet Reiss Nelson within the Bundesliga, in addition to the potential of the attacker returning to North London in January.

Nelson joins Hoffenheim

18-year-old winger/ahead Nelson got here up by way of Arsenal’s youth academy, earlier than breaking into the membership’s first-team setup final season.

Nevertheless, with the likes of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mesut Ozil, Alexandre Lacazette, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Danny Welbeck to cope with for a spot within the Gunners’ beginning XI, it was determined this summer time that Nelson’s progress can be higher aided by a mortgage stint away from the membership.

As such, the England U21-international joined German outfit Hoffenheim on a season-long mortgage in August.

Nelson on hearth

And Nelson has since gone on to take pleasure in a completely scintillating begin to life within the Bundesliga.

Regardless of having made simply 6 appearances within the German top-flight, the Arsenal loanee has racked up a exceptional 5 objectives and 1 help for Die Kraichgauer thus far.

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His goal-haul consists of this beautiful strike on the weekend, throughout Hoffenheim’s Four-1 drubbing of Bayer Leverkusen:

‘We don’t discuss that’

And Arsenal boss Unai Emery this afternoon mentioned Nelson’s type, confirming that the membership are maintaining an in depth on eye on the teenager’s improvement, with a view to his integration into the Gunners’ setup within the close to future:

‘He can take duty, minutes and confidence in a staff the place he can play extra.’

‘Then the target with him is to return again with us and develop with this expertise. My expertise in Spain and France is that with this mortgage the participant can obtain this.’

‘With Reiss, we're very proud of him in the meanwhile. We comply with him each match. We're interested by how he might help us sooner or later.’

Emery was additionally questioned on the likelihood that Nelson might minimize his mortgage with Hoffenheim brief to make an early return to Arsenal in January, to which the Spaniard responded:

‘In the intervening time we don’t discuss that.’

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