Arsenal’s young star, Reiss Nelson, has signed a new long-term contract with the Premier League club, as announced on their official website. The 23-year-old forward had an impressive season, making 18 appearances in various competitions, scoring and assisting three times. One of his notable moments was his late winner against Bournemouth in March.
Nelson has been with Arsenal since he was just eight years old, progressing through the club’s academy and showcasing his talent at every level. He made his senior debut in the 2017 FA Community Shield victory over Chelsea, coming on as a substitute and contributing to the team’s success.
In the following season, Nelson was rewarded with a new long-term contract and gained valuable experience in the Bundesliga while on loan with Hoffenheim. During his time in Germany, he made 29 appearances, scoring seven goals and providing one assist. He then returned to Arsenal and played a crucial role in the team’s FA Cup triumph in 2020, scoring the only goal in the third-round win against Leeds United.
To further enhance his development, Nelson joined Feyenoord on a season-long loan for the 2021/22 campaign. He played 32 matches for the Dutch side, reaching the final of the UEFA Europa Conference League, where Feyenoord narrowly lost 1-0 to AS Roma. Nelson’s contributions were significant, as he scored four goals and provided seven assists in all competitions.
The completion of Nelson’s new contract is subject to regulatory processes. This deal signifies Arsenal’s commitment to nurturing talented players from their academy and securing their long-term future. With Nelson’s impressive performances and potential, Arsenal fans can look forward to seeing him continue to shine on the pitch in the coming seasons.
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