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Emery opens door for loanee Nelson to make early Arsenal return

Arsenal manager Unai Emery has suggested that Reiss Nelson has a big future at the Emirates Stadium and is looking forward to calling him back to the club from Hoffenheim next year.

The 18-year-old starlet joined the Bundesliga outfit on a season-long loan back in August, just after signing a new three-year contract extension with the Gunners.

The Englishman left to secure regular playing time over the course of the 2018-19 campaign and he has managed to do just that, featuring in 10 games across all competitions for the German side, scoring five goals.

Reporters then asked the 47-year-old coach if there was any possibility of Nelson being recalled to north London ahead of schedule in January, to which he replied: "At the moment we don’t speak about that.”

Next up for Hoffenheim is a home clash against Augsburg in the league on Saturday, and Nelson is in line to feature once again as the team chases a place in the top six.

The Gunners boss has refused to rule out calling the teenager back from his loan spell in Germany early, following his strong recent displays

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