Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta has confirmed Reiss Nelson could be one of the players allowed to leave the club on loan before the end of January.
The 21-year-old has only played two Premier League games for the Gunners this season and may have the opportunity to secure playing time elsewhere.
“This is a conversation we have with the players who don’t have much time,” Arteta said at his press conference on the upcoming Arsenal game against Manchester United.
“Of course we want to continue developing them, and we will be making a decision with some of them over the next three days about what is best.
“We try to be clear and transparent about the plans and their roles in the team and then we decide what is best for the players and the club.”
Nelson is a player with tremendous skill, but he needs to play regularly to reach his potential.
The winger impressed on loan at Hoffenheim a few years ago, but his progress has stalled since then.
Injuries haven’t helped his cause and he’s been overshadowed lately by the likes of Buyako Saka and Emile Smith Rowe.
A temporary move to a championship club could be of great benefit and increase Nelson’s chances of establishing himself at Arsenal next season.