Arsenal injury update: Gabriel Martinelli out until the end of 2020 with knee injury

Arsenal injury update: Gabriel Martinelli out until the end of 2020 with knee injury

Arsenal confirm Gabriel Martinelli will be out for the rest of 2020 amid knee injury.

Martinelli will have to give his own support to the team from the bench as he has been confirmed to be missing Gunners’ games until the end of 2020 when he is likely to fully recover from a knee injury.

The Brazilian is believed to have injured his left knee while training with his teammates on the 21st day of the past month.

Having joined Arsenal from Ituano, the 19-year-old has netted 10 goals in 26 appearances for the Emirates this season.

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Although a successful knee surgery was carried out on the player by the club’s medical department, its believed the player stays out for a long time to ensure total recovery.

Below is an official statement update from the club’s website as they also reported of close return of Pablo Mari who has been out on injury.

  • “Gabriel Martinelli
  • “Left knee.
  • “Sustained injury during training on June 21.
  • “Successful arthroscopic procedure undertaken to repair a lesion in the cartilage of the left knee.

“Latest update on Gabi:

“Currently recovering in a knee brace after his operation, which took place during the last week of June

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“Surgery was successful, with consultants and our medical team very encouraged with Gabi’s current progress at this stage of his recovery
Currently at our training centre every day receiving specialist attention and support from our medical team

“Will continue his recovery throughout the close season, with the aim of a return to full training by the end of 2020

“He is currently at our training centre every day receiving specialist attention and support from our medical team and will continue his recovery throughout the close season, with the aim of a return to full training by the end of 2020,” the Gunners said.

Source: Arsenal | BBC

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