Arsenal loanee Reiss Nelson dropped by Hoffenheim for disciplinary reasons

first_imgArsenal loanee Reiss Nelson dropped by Hoffenheim for disciplinary reasons Nelson has six Bundesliga goals this season (Picture: Getty Images)Nelson has now not started a game for Hoffenheim since the middle of December and has only come off the bench four times in 2019.AdvertisementAdvertisementThis was after an extremely promising start at the club for Nelson, who racked up six league goals for his new side, but has not scored since November.At that point Arsenal manager Unai Emery said of his form: ‘His progress has been great. In pre-season he worked with us but here minutes and responsibilities are more difficult because he’s young and the decision to leave is important for him and for us.‘I think at the moment he’s progressing how we want.’ Phil HaighMonday 11 Mar 2019 3:18 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link Reiss Nelson appears to have fallen out of favour at Hoffenheim (Picture: Getty Images)Hoffenheim manager Julian Nagelsmann said he left Arsenal loanee Reiss Nelson out of his squad at the weekend as an ‘educational measure’ for the 19-year-old.The forward made a bright start to his loan spell in Germany, but has since fallen out of favour with the management at the PreZero Arena.Rio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starWhile Nagelsmann may have been a little cryptic about Nelson’s absence, German publication Sport1 were less so, stating there were ‘obviously disciplinary reasons’ involved.Without the Englishman, Hoffenheim beat Nurnberg 2-1 to record their first Bundesliga victory in three games.ADVERTISEMENT Advertisementcenter_img Advertisement Comment Nelson made a great start to life in Germany at the beginning of the season (Picture: Getty Images)Nagelsmann had a warning for Nelson back in October, and it seems that it was not heeded by the teenager.‘He needs to grow healthily,’ said the Hoffenheim boss. ‘It’s like in music – one song puts bread on the table but only for a few weeks.‘It’s not about being a one-hit wonder, but about delivering good performances over a long period of time. Being the best over 15 years.‘He’s also had negative outliers with us. It’s about delivering the positive outliers consistently, showing those over and over again.‘Be careful when evaluating him. Let him grow in peace and don’t get into his head. It’s not easy to keep your feet on the ground at 18.’MORE: Zinedine Zidane to replace Santiago Solari as Real Madrid manager in coming hoursMORE: Pep Guardiola explains how Raheem Sterling can get better after hat-trick against Watfordlast_img

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