Date: 6th March 2023 at 9:00am
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Arsenal came from two goals behind to beat Bournemouth on Saturday, keeping their Premier League title chase very much on track. 

The Gunners went behind after just nine seconds when Phillip Billing netted the second-fastest goal in the competition’s history, before Marcos Senesi doubled The Cherries’ lead just before the hour mark.

The hosts then rallied for the final 30 minutes, with goals from Thomas Partey and Ben White drawing them level late on.

It looked like Mikel Arteta’s side would have to settle for a draw, before substitute Reiss Nelson’s stunning late strike earned the hosts three points.

The midfielder’s third goal of the season – which came in the seventh minute of added time – ensured Arsenal remain five points clear at the top of the table.

Despite his late heroics, it appears that Nelson could soon leave Arsenal.

According to 90min, the 23-year-old could leave the club when his contract expires this summer, despite talks continuing over a proposed extension.

Nelson’s late strike ensured victory over Bournemouth on Saturday

The winger’s current deal is set to expire in a matter of months and, despite Arsenal’s desire to keep hold of the player, they are reportedly not close to reaching an agreement.

Nelson, a product of The Gunners’ academy, has been a squad player throughout his time at the club, making just 56 appearances since his debut back in 2017.

During that period, Nelson has spent time on loan at both Hoffenheim and Feyenoord, before returning to play a part for Arteta’s side last summer.

He scored twice against Nottingham Forest back in October, as well as providing an assist as Arsenal ran out 5-0 winners.

If an agreement can’t be reached to extend Nelson’s Arsenal deal, the player certainly won’t be short of potential suitors.

The report claims that several clubs including West Ham United, Brentford, Crystal Palace, Southampton and Burnley are all likely to be interested in the player’s services if he does depart The Emirates this summer.

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