He is the only player from South America to have played in all four top European leagues. He’s a prolific scorer for his country and won the Copa America in 2015. At his club, Hoffenheim, it’s a different story.
Two English teenagers were among the goals in the Bundesliga this weekend. While Jadon Sancho has made the headlines with Borussia Dortmund, Reiss Nelson's development at Hoffenheim has been no less impressive.
Reiss Nelson might just be 18 but he’s already standing out at Hoffenheim. The young English player only had his second Bundesliga start against Nuremberg but he sure made it count. In seven minutes, Nelson scored a brace to seal his team’s victory while increasing his personal record to four goals in four games. The young talent is rising in the Bundesliga.
After two wins in eight games, Bayer Leverkusen have the fifth-worst defensive record in the league and have only scored nine. With tough fixtures to come, DW's Matt Ford wonders how long Heiko Herrlich can hold on.
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