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Reiss Nelson reveals Arsenal’s summer signing David Luiz has encouraged him to take more risks

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Reiss Nelson in action for Arsenal against Burnley
Reiss Nelson has made two appearances for Arsenal to date this season (Picture: Getty)

Reiss Nelson has admitted that David Luiz has been encouraging him to take better risks within the ultimate third following his first-team breakthrough at Arsenal this season.

The 19-year-old began Arsenal’s first two Premier League matches of the season in opposition to Newcastle United and Burnley earlier than making means for club-record signing Nicolas Pepe.

Nelson confirmed flashes of his potential in these first two outings however he was unable to reward Unai Emery’s present of religion with a objective or help, lacking an excellent likelihood in opposition to Burnley.

However, Nelson revealed that Arsenal’s skilled gamers, particularly, Luiz, have suggested him not to let his confidence dip if he misses a shot and as an alternative to maintain attempting to rating.

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David Luiz gives instructions to Alexandre Lacazette
David Luiz has shortly emerged as a frontrunner at Arsenal following his transfer from Chelsea (Picture: Getty)

‘It’s an excellent feeling to have plenty of huge characters within the workforce who’re keen to assist the youthful gamers come by and assist them do effectively,’ he stated.

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‘You see the likes of Laca, Auba and Granit who are all big players in the team. David Luiz is a new addition and he’s at all times speaking to me, at all times speaking in regards to the psychological aspect of soccer.

‘You can have a nasty move or a nasty shot, however you want to do that to take the danger. You want to shoot to rating the objective. If it goes large, you simply want to maintain going and maintain your head up.

‘I think that helps you a lot.’

Nelson has lengthy been thought to be one in every of Arsenal’s greatest up-and-coming younger gamers and featured 16 instances for the membership throughout Arsene Wenger’s ultimate season in 2017-18.

In a bid to speed up his progress additional, Arsenal loaned Nelson out to Bundesliga aspect Hoffenheim final time period and he loved a productive spell, scoring seven instances in 29 appearances.

Luiz, in the meantime, was a shock deadline day signing from Chelsea however he has shortly emerged as a frontrunner of Emery’s aspect, beginning in three of Arsenal’s 4 Premier League matches.

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