Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson explains the ‘disciplinary issues’ that saw him dropped by Hoffenheim

first_imgNelson played for England U21 against Poland last week (Picture: Getty Images)‘You can make mistakes but it’s your job and you shouldn’t be late.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I held my hand up and I said sorry to him [Hoffenheim boss Julian Nagelsmann] and we both moved on as bigger men. He put me in the squad the next week because I’d been doing well.’ Comment Phil HaighMonday 25 Mar 2019 12:33 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link28Shares Advertisement Arsenal’s Reiss Nelson explains the ‘disciplinary issues’ that saw him dropped by Hoffenheimcenter_img Advertisement Nelson has six league goals for Hoffenheim this season (Picture: Getty Images)Nelson started his spell in Germany in blistering form, scoring six Bundesliga goals by 10 November.However, he has not found the back of the net since then and now finds himself starting matches from the substitute’s bench.‘Football is like that, you dip in form – especially at my age – but the main thing is you keep your focus,’ said the teenager.More: FootballChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityBruno Fernandes responds to Man Utd bust-up rumours with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer‘You know what your targets are. Mine were just to play for Hoffenheim and do well when I get the chance.‘I always try to be positive but not expect too much of myself, just have a nice balance. After injury I was a bit sluggish in training, but with the help from the guys at Hoffenheim, they spoke to me well and nurtured me back in slowly.’MORE: Zinedine Zidane asks Real Madrid board to sign Liverpool star Sadio ManeMORE: Mike Phelan will not decide on future at Manchester United until the summer Reiss Nelson has fallen out of favour at Hoffenheim (Picture: Getty Images)Reiss Nelson has revealed what the ‘disciplinary issues’ were that saw him dropped by loan club Hoffenheim earlier this month.The Arsenal youngster had made a thoroughly impressive start to his time with the Bundesliga side, but a drop in form, injuries and finally a lack of discipline saw him left out of the squad for a clash with Nurnberg on 10 March.Rio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starThe 19-year-old has explained that he was dropped from the squad because he was late for training, and that he has learned the error of his ways.‘I was late to training, I was 20 minutes late, and that’s something I need to learn from,’ Nelson told Press Association Sport.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

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