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‘A Star In The Making’ ‘He Is A Gem’ ‘The Future Is Bright’ Fans On Twitter React To Incredible First Touch And Pass From Arsenal Starlet

Reiss Nelson was given only his second start for Arsenal in the Premier League by Unai Emery in the 1-0 win over Newcastle on Sunday. Joe Willock arguably played better but the winger did show off his talent during the match.

In the first half, the 19-year-old controlled the ball with a fantastic first touch before setting up a counter-attack by delivering a diagonal ball towards his teammate Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang:

Supporters on Twitter were hailing Nelson’s ability and are hoping to see more of the teenager in the first team over the coming weeks:

Nicolas Pepe’s arrival could prevent Nelson from getting regular game time in the Premier League, but the departure of Alex Iwobi to Everton means he will get his chances to impress.

He will likely have a prominent role in the Europa League group stages, whilst fans will also expect him to feature in the Carabao Cup and off the bench in the league.