A sublime free-kick strike from Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson, currently on-loan at Hoffenheim, was the standout strike as England under-21s extended their unbeaten run to 35 qualifiers with a 2-0 win over Scotland yesterday.
The immediate futures of two highly-rated English prospects has been finalised, with Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson venturing abroad in search of regular first-team opportunities while Chelsea forward Tammy Abraham has dropped to the league which helped him flourish two years ago…
Despite the first-team’s frustrations this season, there have been plenty of encouraging signs from Arsenal’s Academy players. This year’s award for Youth Player of the Season goes to someone who has consistently worked hard at improving his game whilst developing an attacking versatility to accommodate team-mates. It’s clear that he’s destined for great things in future…
Given a professional contract to celebrate his 17th birthday, it’s fair to say that talented winger, Reiss Nelson, has earned praise and rave reviews alike for an excellent 2016.
Reiss Nelson was the catalyst for creation in the final third while Edward Nketiah netted a brace during Arsenal u23s’ 4-0 home victory over Manchester United this evening.
Arsenal u23s were 4-3 winners over Premier League 2 rivals Manchester City this evening, though were made to work hard for their win after Jack Wilshere’s dismissal shortly after the hour mark.
Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has admitted English clubs have overtaken their German counterparts in terms of youth player quality being produced at academy level. This news comes just before tomorrow’s clash between two of England’s best talents as BVB host Hoffenheim.
Arsene Wenger announced that along with 17-year-old winger Reiss Nelson, Ainsley Maitland-Niles would feature more regularly in the senior side next season early last month. It was a refreshing boost for the club after a poor season and one which has provided both, especially Maitland-Niles, a golden opportunity to excel after first making his debut … Continue reading Scout Report: Ainsley Maitland-Niles | Arsenal’s versatile prospect
Manchester City have recently emerged as one of the frontrunners to sign winger Chris Willock on a free transfer, with his existing deal expiring on June 30.
Here are 10 Arsenal youth players to keep an eye on next season…