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Reiss Nelson opens up on life at Arsenal and ‘brotherhood’ with fellow English wide man Jadon Sancho

‘I have all my belief in Mikel and I think he is going to make me into a top player’: Reiss Nelson opens up on life at Arsenal and ‘brotherhood’ with fellow English wide man Jadon Sancho

  • Reiss Nelson is starting to feature more regularly for Arsenal under Mikel Arteta
  • The winger grew up near Jadon Sancho and the pair have often been compared
  • The pacy forwards both have spent time in Germany and are good friends
  • But now, Nelson wants to forge his own path and believes Arteta will help him 

Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson says he has faith that Mikel Arteta will turn him into a top talent, while also shrugging off comparisons to Jadon Sancho.

The 20-year-old has impressed since the Spaniard took over at the Emirates and is hoping to kick on with his unquestionable talent.

The England U21 star grew up in the same age group as current Borussia Dortmund high flyer Jadon Sancho, and Nelson said the pair were constantly compared at youth level.

Reiss Nelson, 20, believes Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta will turn him into a top player

Nelson grew up near Jadon Sancho and the pair have been compared throughout their careers

Nelson grew up near Jadon Sancho…