It has been reported that Olympiacos want Arsenal winger Reiss Nelson. Evangelos Marinakis would be wise to complete an ambitious summer swoop for Forest instead, however.

The Hale End graduate is on borrowed time at the Emirates Stadium. He has featured in just two Premier League games all season and an exit seems likely.

At 21 there is still bags of potential in Nelson and he just needs to rediscover his form by playing regularly.

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Football London claims that Olympiacos are keen to take the youngster on loan for the 2021/22 campaign.

Marinakis is desperate to restore Forest as a Premier League club though and the marquee addition of Nelson could enhance the prospects.

The Reds could find themselves in a position where they are in the market for a winger.

Sammy Ameobi is out of contract in the summer; whilst Anthony Knockaert will return to Fulham at the end of his loan.

 

That would leave Alex Mighten and Joe Lolley as natural wide options and Brennan Johnson to battle it out for the two spots.

Ask Nelson which club he’d rather go to and the chance to play Champions League football is likely to be a significant attraction.

He was linked with a move to Norwich City back in January, however, so perhaps wouldn’t be averse to kick-starting his career in the second-tier.

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He is quick, can play on both sides and will have a point to prove at his next club.

He has 47 appearances for Arsenal to his name and has also scored six goals in 12 outings for the England under-21s.

Nelson would be a stellar signing for the Reds and it would show serious ambition by Marinakis ahead of next season.

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