Crystal Palace Begin Talks With Arsenal Over a Move For Reiss Nelson

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Crystal Palace have begun talks with Arsenal over the signing of English international Reiss Nelson, as they look forward to replacing Michael Olise ahead of next season.

Fulham, Crystal Palace, and West Ham are the three London clubs interested in signing Reiss Nelson away from Arsenal ahead of the 2024–25 Premier League campaign.

It is believed that Crystal Palace are ready to offer a £10 million bid for the England international. However, Arsenal will consider selling the youngster for £25 million. 

Reiss Nelson sees a move to Crystal Palace as a step up in his career, as he is not part of the Mikel Arteta plan ahead of next season.

The attacker played 225 minutes of action in the 2023–24 season. The minutes are not enough for a player of his calibre that wants to develop into a world-class player.

Crystal Palace remain a great place for the youngster to shine, coupled with the fact that there is no pressure at the club compared to Arsenal.

Also, Nelson is going to be a huge addition to the Crystal Palace side that exceptionally finished the season with six wins in seven matches.

The club hierarchy are eyeing an European finish next season, and they are ready to back the manager, Oliver Glasner, with the right signing

Reiss Nelson

Olise, on the other hand, had attracted interest from Chelsea, Manchester United, and Newcastle, with those clubs approaching Crystal Palace over a potential move for the French star.

Michael Olise signed a new contract with Crystal Palace last summer, which will keep him until 2027 after Chelsea failed to meet his asking price.

Crystal Palace are now open to negotiation over Olise £60 million release clause, with Chelsea looking forward to completing his signing before the end of the transfer window.

The French superstar, who will be playing in the 2024 Olympics for the French team, is expected to be a huge addition to the Chelsea team. 

Reiss Nelson Age 

The attacker was born on December 10, 1999, in the city of Elephant and Castle, England. He is currently 24 years old, with a height of 5 feet and 9 inches.

Reiss Nelson Contract With Arsenal

On July 6, 2023, Nelson signed a long-term contract with Arsenal, which is expected to end in 2027.

Reiss Nelson Stats

The Englishman made 218 appearances, scoring 44 goals and creating 29 assists in all club competitions. He had received 15 yellow cards and zero red card so far in his career.

Out of the 44 goals scored, eight were for Arsenal, 19 for Arsenal U-21, four for Feyenoord, seven for Hoffenheim, two for the Arsenal Youth Team, and four goals for Arsenal U-18.

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