Olympiacos looking to loan Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson

Reiss Nelson is the winger that Olympiacos are reportedly looking at to bolster their attacking options.

The latest reports in England suggest that Olympiacos are looking to loan Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson.

The winger has featured in 9 matches for Arsenal this term, netting one goal and providing one assist in all competitions.

The 21-year-old has been touted as one of the brightest young prospects in England.

Reiss Nelson
Reiss Nelson

Nelson has represented England at Under-16, Under-17, Under-18, Under-19, Under-20 and Under-21 level, winning 37 caps and scoring 21 goals.

Pedro Martins wants to sign a new winger and Reiss Nelson is one of the names at the top of his wishlist.

The report claims that Olympiacos manager has extensively scouted Nelson and is considering a move for the winger.


The Greek giants are in the market for just a handful of statement signings who can improve the first-team.

There is no doubt that Nelson will take Olympiacos’ attack to a different level.

According to the report, “Olympiacos are targeting Arsenal attacker Reiss Nelson. Football.London says the 21-year-old England U21 international could go to the Greek giants on loan for next season.”


If Olympiacos can agree on a fee with Arsenal, the deal should be easy to complete.

Good signing for Olympiacos?

Reiss Nelson stands as an excellent option for Olympiacos.

Stylistically, he would be a great fit in Athens.

As for the player, Olympiacos could be a great place for him to grow as a footballer. They will be able to provide him with regular first-team football and he will be coached by a very good manager like Pedro Martins.

How strong that interest is and whether Olympiacos will make a move remains to be seen but it is certainly one worth keeping an eye on.

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Bologna-born Giuseppe Bianchi has spent more than a decade living in Rome and writing about Italian football, Spanish football and the Premier League for various Italian football portals and now he writes about European football for Euro Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers pretty much nonstop since the 1990 FIFA World Cup in Italy. Aside from writing, he likes to spend his time fishing and rock climbing.

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