Reiss Luke Nelson, born the 10th of December in 199, is an English professional footballer who is a winger at Premier League club Arsenal.
Life in the early years and later
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|Full Names||Reiss Luke Nelson|
|Place of birth||Elephant and Castle, London, England|
|Date Of Birth||25 March 2000|
|State of Origin||Elephant and Castle, London, England|
2017– Arsenal 23
2018–2019 → 1899 Hoffenheim (loan)
2021–2022 → Feyenoord (loan)
2014–2015 England U16
2015–2016 England U17
2016–2017 England U18
2017–2018 England U19
2018 England U20
2018–2020 England U21
|Salary||£130,435 ; Per week|
|Net Worth||$5 Million|
Nelson was born in Elephant and Castle, London to the Zimbabwean father as well as his English mother. He was raised in Aylesbury Estate , Walworth and was a student at Walworth and the London Nautical School. He made close to fellow footballer Jadon Sancho who lived in the same area following their participation in youth football tournaments.
Nelson was a part of the Arsenal academy at nine years old. He impressed youth coaches. He was frequently promoted to teams that were older than his age. Nelson played in 35 matches for Arsenal youth teams, which included nine games with the U-21 squad, during the 2016-17 season. After several outstanding performances with the youth squads, he was signed to his professional debut with Arsenal on the 10th of December the day he celebrated his 17th birthday. Arsene Wenger has included Nelson in the team for the 2017-18’s preseason tour.
2017-18: First-team debut
On the 19th of July, Nelson made his first senior appearance against Bayern Munich in a 2017 International Champions Cup pre-season match. Nelson made his first competitive appearance for Arsenal’s first squad at the Community Shield, coming on as a substitute in the match against Chelsea and Chelsea. Arsenal won 4-1 with penalties.
On the 14th of September, 2017 Nelson became the first player to earn his European debut when he came on as a substitute to Theo Walcott at the 82nd-minute time-out in the Europa League match against FC Koln.He made his debut for the club in the match against Doncaster Rovers in the League Cup on the 20th of September, 2017.
Reiss enjoyed a stellar season in the Arsenal U23 team and scored 9 goals while helping 3 others in 11 games in the PL2 as Arsenal took their 2017-18 PL2.
On the 20th of January, Nelson made his Premier League debut in a 4-1 victory over Crystal Palace, coming on as an extra at the 72nd moment. On April 8th, 2018 Nelson made his first Premier League start in a victory of 3-2 against Southampton and was substituted at the 54th minute by Jack Wilshere. On the 17th of May, the 17th of May Nelson received his first PL2 The Player of the Year.
2018-19: Loan at 1899 Hoffenheim
On the 31st of August, 2018 Nelson was signed to a contract for a longer period with Arsenal after which he was on an extended season-long loan with German team 1899 Hoffenheim for a loan fee of EUR500,000. 15 September 2018 Nelson made his debut as a 72nd minute substitute in a game against Fortuna Dusseldorf, and within 14 minutes of joining the pitch, Nelson scored for Hoffenheim with a consolation strike for Hoffenheim in a 2-1 defeat. Reiss enjoyed a great season for Hoffenheim with seven goals in 587 minutes in this young age.
The Hoffenheim coach Julian Nagelsmann orchestrated the move for Nelson who was “…an amazing player when it comes to one-on-one games”. Nelson’s talents were also recognized by the coach and said “he had the abilities to reach the levels of elite players in football such as Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Arjen Robben he maintained his consistency and mentality”.
2019-20: FA Cup win
After a great period on loan Nelson came back to Arsenal in the lead-up to his 2019-20 Premier League season. Nelson was promoted into the team’s first squad by coach Unai Emery, and was named number 24. Nelson received his first two games during the season’s opening matches in the Premier League against Newcastle United and Burnley. On the 24th of September, Nelson started and played all 90 minutes of Arsenal’s 5-1 EFL Cup victory against Nottingham Forest. He scored his first goal in the first team, and added a fourth goal to Arsenal at the end of the game in the hour 84th. He was absent due to knee injuries in the months of November and October. He returned on 9 December, making his way from the bench for brief appearance in a 3-1 win against Southampton.
Nelson has scored the second time in the league on January 6, during Arsenal’s 1-0 win at home against Leeds United in the FA Cup. Nelson had a hamstring injury during the middle of January. He made his return from the bench on March 7 with a 1-0 win against West Ham United.
Following the suspension of three months for the Premier League due to the COVID-19 epidemic, Nelson often was Mikel Arteta‘s preferred attacker. On July 15, 20th, Nelson got his very first Premier League goal, starting in a 2-1 win over Liverpool.
Nelson was part of the team during the time that Arsenal took home its fourteenth FA Cup against Chelsea on 1 August 2020. On the 29th of August, the same year, Nelson came on as an alternate, taking as the penalty of the shootout victory against Liverpool at the Community Shield after the game was drawn 1-1.
2021-22 Feyenoord loan
On the 31st of August, 2021, Nelson transferred on loan from the Netherlands to join Eredivisie club Feyenoord to play in 2021-22 of the Eredivisie season. Nelson received his first assist in injury time at Feyenoord on the 7th November 2021, against AZ Alkmaar. He came in as an extra.
Nelson has been a member of England youth teams at every level, from under-16 up to under-21.
In May of 2016, Nelson was part of the England national team of under-17s which reached the quarter-finals at the 2016 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, playing in four games as well as scoring 3 goals. His performance during the competition resulted in his being included in the squad of the tournament.
In March of 2018, Nelson scored twice for England under-19 against Hungary in a qualifying match to play in the 2018 UEFA European Under-19 Championship. Nelson was among many players removed from the tournament by their clubs.
On October 11, 2018, Nelson made his U21 debut against Andorra in the UEFA European Under-21 Championship, making his debut as a substitute in the second half; He made in the Young Lions’ sixth goal by scoring a backheel at the end of the closing minutes of a 7-0 win, which secured qualifying to play in the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.
While being capable of playing to play for Zimbabwe, Nelson specified in 2018 that he would like towards playing in England in the long run and his dream of playing with England is “a dream come true”.
On the 27th of May, Nelson was included in England’s 23-man team for the 2019 European Under-21 UEFA Championship He scored from the penalty area in his one appearance. an 2-2 draw against Croatia in the San Marino Stadium on 24 June , 2019.