ARSENAL loanee Reiss Nelson scored a worldie for Hoffenheim against Bayer Leverkusen to continue his blistering form for the Bundesliga club.
The 18-year-old ace has been on flying form lately – scoring five goals in six appearances this term.
Reiss Nelson, stop that 😳😱
He’s loving life in Germany 🙌 pic.twitter.com/KBcSpHqGZ6
— Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) November 3, 2018
And his latest came today as Hoffenheim hammered Bayer Leverkusen 4-1.
The Gunners whizz-kid controlled a pass from a short corner and fired a curler into the top-right corner to put his side 1-0 up in the 2oth minute.
And Arsenal fans loved the finish from their young starlet.
SunSport reported earlier this week that Nelson is thought to be on Three Lions boss Gareth Southgate’s radar following his electric form – and his strike today will surely only reinforce that interest.
I’m really impressed by what Reiss Nelson’s doing but also I’m absolutely stunned that someone we’ve loaned out is actually playing
— JB™️ (@gunnerpunner) November 3, 2018
Reiss Nelson has given Hoffenheim the lead at Bayer Leverkusen – his 5th goal of the season for the club already. #afc pic.twitter.com/8nBbCYtoCZ
— afcstuff (@afcstuff) November 3, 2018
Just seen Reiss Nelson’s goal today. Absolute quality! He is going to be a very special player for us when he is back! 😀
— Gooner Geek 🤟🏻 (@gooner_316) November 3, 2018
Reiss Nelson’s first six shots on target in the Bundesliga:
Another goal for the Arsenal loanee. 🔥 pic.twitter.com/QdkM4KntnI
— Squawka Football (@Squawka) November 3, 2018
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Speaking of his flying start last week, Nelson said: “I’m liking the Bundesliga. There’s a lot of top, top defenders that you come across.
“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.”
Nelson’s Hoffenheim beat Bayer Leverkusen 4-1
Nelson signed a new long-term contract at the Emirates in the summer, but was shipped out on loan by Unai Emery, who didn’t picture the winger in his first-team plans.
And now he will be hoping he can follow Jadon Sancho’s lead and break into the England set-up Sancho has also been tearing it up in the German league after breaking free from the shackles of the Manchester City reserves.
Nelson will be hoping for a call-up to the England squad to replicate fellow Bundesliga player Jadon Sancho
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