Reiss Nelson has enhanced his ever-growing reputation with yet another glorious strike for Arsenal’s Under-23s against Manchester City on Monday night.
The 17-year-old shone during the club’s pre-season tour and then hit the headlines again with a brilliant strike against Derby County.
And Nelson was at it again on Monday, finishing a brilliant team move, with a fizzing strike as Arsenal won the game 4-3.
1️⃣ superb team goal
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) August 21, 2017
However, it was an eventful match with the Gunners reduced to 10-men after midfielder Jack Wilshere saw red after reacting to a poor challenge from Matt Smith.
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Wilshere could not contain his anger at the challenge, pushing Smith over, which led to a mass brawl and the player being shown a straight red.
The suspension means he will now miss three development team games, but is not carried over to the Premier League, meaning he is still available to the first team.
Wilshere’s reaction is unlikely to have impressed Arsene Wenger, but is perhaps a result of his recent injury record and his desperation to get back to full fitness.
Nelson, meanwhile, is surely pushing for a chance in the first team after his superb displays, and hopefully he will see him sooner rather than later.