Arsenal youngster Gabriel Martinelli has made claims about wanting to be a club ‘legend’.
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Club fan account AFTV tweeted quotes from the Brazilian (also via Reddit), saying “I want to try and be a legend”, to which many fans responded with their respect.
The 18-year-old joined the Gunners in the summer from Brazilian side Ituano, where he had scored 10 goals in 34 games after debuting in 2017, per the BBC.
Born in 2001, Martinelli has made a fantastic start to his Arsenal career given his age. So far in his four appearances, he has scored four goals – and two of those were brief Premier League matches.
While he still has a long old way to go, these fans reacted the words from Martinelli, with some even claiming that he is well on his way to becoming a legend. Also, one supporter is praying that the youngster doesn’t end up following in former Arsenal player Yaya Sanogo’s footsteps, as the Frenchman made just 20 appearances for the Gunners, scoring one goal, after impressing with four in four games in the under-23 side.
Here are some of the replies below…
Good mindset youngin
— . (@sectionzerodix) October 9, 2019
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— Shannon Gray (@ShanoG14) October 9, 2019
This is the definition of a complete forward with fantastic workrate….
— Michael (@Mic_626) October 9, 2019
He is real talent. I really hope Arsenal don’t cash in at his prime like we have done with many in recent past.
— gooner-4-life (@gooner496163278) October 9, 2019
— Z (@Zharfan_D) October 9, 2019
On your way
— vijay siddharth (@indiangooner21) October 9, 2019
Good start then lad
— OVO (@JackChallinor2) October 9, 2019
You already are mate.
— Arbabiano (@arbabiano) October 9, 2019
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I hope you don’t turn out to be another sanogo.
— Gooner (@az7604) October 9, 2019