Real Madrid are reportedly plotting a surprise move to sign Arsenal youngster Reiss Nelson.

According to a report from the Evening Standard, the 19-year-old is being heavily monitored by the Spanish giants as they plan to secure his services in the near future.

Nelson has been dubbed as one of Arsenal’s brightest young talents and it comes as no surprise to see interest from across the continent building, with Monaco also claimed to have joined the race for his signature.

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This season, namely in the Europa League, Nelson has featured on a number of occasions. He has burst onto the scene in the first-team picture and has impressed when called upon.

Nelson is known for his impressive technical qualities along with his versatility, as the player is competent on both flanks in advanced positions.

Real Madrid are not alone in their interest in Nelson, though. Reigning Ligue 1 champions AS Monaco are also claimed to have expressed an interest in recruiting the Arsenal academy graduate.