Arsenal wonder-kid, Martinelli has bagged all praises after Gunners’ 1-1 draw with South Yorkshire based Sheffield United amid his pleasant performances so far.
Gabriel Teodoro Martinelli Silva has managed to be the name at the hearts of many Gunners, most especially the club’s Captain, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang who was moved to tweeting out his admiration and predictions for the Starlet’s coming years in Football.
Martinelli opened the score line in yesterday’s game at Emirates Stadium during the late minutes of the first half as Bukayo Saka provided him the assist.
Despite his efforts being dashed by John Fleck’s 83rd minute goal, Martinelli has left a mark in the minds of many as the youngster is currently considered a potential threat.
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“Gabi’s gonna be a superstar,” Auba tweeted. “Not because of the goal because of the attitude, energy and mindset.”
After his first Premier League goal for the club back in December, Martinelli’s second of premier league and first of the year really got the suspended Arsenal striker.
The Club’s new manager, Mikel Arteta is another big figure who has greatly applauded and confirmed the potentials in the Brazilian who joined the North London side on July 2019.
With no less than 25 clubs on the 18-year-old’s radar then, Martinelli decided to pick Arsenal out of the numerous top-flight teams after his signature.
“He’s an 18-year-old kid with all the enthusiasm but as well, he’s so brave to make decisions, to threaten the opponent every time,” Arteta said.
“He’s all the time in the middle of the goal, waiting for an opportunity to come.
“The fact he hasn’t played 90 minutes for a while – since his injury – but is still in the way he went about every single action is impressive.”
Arsenal are sitting 10th on the league table, 3 points behind getting back into the Europa zone as they look to battle Southampton on their next premier league game.’