Reaction: Arsenal Fans Tip Reiss Nelson For First Team Role Following His Latest Performance


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But the latest to be tipped for glory under Arsene Wenger is Reiss Nelson, who after an impressive pre-season has once again managed to hit the headlines on Twitter.

Arsenal U23’s were losing 2-0 to Derby’s U23 side when a sudden change of position for Nelson brought him two goals to draw us level, before Nketiah grabbed the winner.

It was a pretty straightforward evening for the 17-year-old, who is growing in confidence having worked closely with Mesut Ozil during our summer trips to Australia and Asia.

Whilst everyone is talking about whether or not The Ox will be here this season, many believe Nelson could be the answer to step up and feature as a regular wing-back.

We’ve picked out some of the best reaction from Twitter, including a video of Nelson’s brace on Monday night:

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