Reiss Nelson

Jack Ol 12 Nov,2018

Facts of Reiss Nelson



Reiss Nelson is an English professional footballer signed to the Premier League club Arsenal since 2017. Earlier, Reiss played for the Bundesliga club 1899 Hoffenheim on a loan in 2018. Besides, he has also played for the youth teams of England and Arsenal and won the Premier League 2 with Arsela U23 in 2017.

Reiss Luke Nelson was born on 10 December 1999 in Elephant and Castle, England. He was born to an English mother and a Zimbabwean father and is eligible to play for both country.

Reiss Nelson Net Worth and Salary

Reiss Nelson is a popular Arsenal Footballer and English Player with an estimated net worth of $2 million in 2020. His current weekly wage is reported to be £30,000 and earns more than £1.5 million in a year. The English forward was paid £1 million annually while playing on a loan for 1899 Hoffenheim.

Reiss Nelson endorsing Nike on Instagram SOURCE: Instagram@reissnelson

Nelson endorses Adidas and can be seen wearing the shoes designed by the company. As per the deal, he might be making some money.

Reiss Nelson Personal Life

Reiss Nelson is an English by nationality and African by ethnicity. The 19-year-old footballer might be dating his girlfriend but has not talked about it due to his young age. He has yet not married as he has recently started his professional career and is focused on it.

Reiss has a height of 5feet 9 inches who plays as a winger and as well as forward.

Reiss Nelson Early Life

Reiss joined  Arsenal at the age of nine as an academy player. Nelson made a big impression on youth coaches and was subsequently moved to squads above his age group regularly. In the 2016- 17 campaign, Nelson played 35 games for the Arsenal youth teams, including 9 games for the U-21 team.

Nelson signed his first professional contract with Arsenal on 10 December 2016 after his 17th birthday after several impressive performances in the youth teams.

Club Career

Reiss was included in the senior squad for the 2017-18 pre-season tour by the manager  Arsène Wenger. On 19 July 2017, Nelson made his first senior appearance in the 2017 International Champions Cup pre-season match for Arsenal against Bayern Munich.

Nelson made his first competitive appearance for Arsenal coming as a substitute against Chelsea in the community shield. Nelson made his European debut on 14 September 2017 when he replaced Theo Walcott in the Europa League match against FC Köln at the 82nd minute.

Reiss nelson with manager Arsene Wenger SOURCE: Sky Sports

On September 20, 2017, Nelson made his first start for the club against Doncaster Rovers. On 20 January 2018, Nelson made his debut in the Premier League in a 4- 1 win against Crystal Palace in the 72nd minute.

Nelson started his first Premier League on 8 April 2018 with a 3- 2 victory over Southampton. In the 64th minute, he was replaced by Jack Wilshere. Nelson won the PL2 Player of the Year award on 17 May 2018.

Nelson signed a long-term contract with Arsenal on 31 August 2018 and then loaned to the German club 1899 Hoffenheim. Nelson made its debut at Fortuna Düsseldorf on 15 September 2018 as a 72nd-minute substitute.

CAPTION: Reiss Nelson joining 1899 Hoffenheim SOURCE:

Within 14 minutes of entering the field, Nelson scored a consolation goal for the club with a loss of 2–1 for Hoffenheim.

Reiss Nelson International Career

In May 2016, Nelson was part of the England national Under-17 football team, which reached the quarterfinals of the 2016 UEFA European Championship of Under-17, played four games and scored three goals. Due to his performance, Nelson was included in the team of the tournament.

Nelson debuted against Andorra on 11 October 2018 as a second-half replacement. Nelson scored the sixth goal of the Young Lions with a stoppage-time backheel in a 7- 0 win that secured qualification for the 2019 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.



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