Dundalk coach Shane Keegan has raved about Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson on Off The Ball.
Keegan was impressed with the show produced by Nelson throughout Arsenal’s win towards Dundalk within the Europa League this week.
Mikel Arteta’s facet obtained the higher of the League of Eire Premier Division membership 3-0 on the Emirates Stadium of their second Group B recreation on Thursday night.
Keegan mentioned that the Dundalk gamers had been impressed by the show produced by the 20-year-old winger, including that 29-year-old central midfielder Chris Shields advised him that he’ll vote for the England Underneath-21 worldwide within the FiFA World Participant of the Yr award.
The Dundalk coach advised Off The Ball relating to the very best Arsenal participant on the evening: “It was in all probability Reiss Nelson. He ordinarily wouldn’t be inside touching distance of constructing an Arsenal matchday squad however it was simply ridiculous to see him in motion.
“I’m in all probability talking for the gamers greater than for myself right here. I requested the gamers who impressed them most and half a dozen of them got here again with him.
“Chris Shields mentioned he’s giving him his primary vote within the FIFA world participant of the 12 months, that was how impressed he was by him.”
Spectacular show from Reiss Nelson
Nelson began for Arsenal and had an excellent recreation on a private degree.
The 20-year-old winger was the Gunners’ most important inventive outlet, was a contact drawback for the Dundalk defenders along with his operating and crosses, and was a drive to be reckoned with.
In line with WhoScored, the teenager took three photographs however none of them was heading in the right direction, performed two key passes, had a cross accuracy of 83.3%, took 67 touches, tried two dribbles, made one sort out and one interception, and put in 10 crosses.
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