Every single year in football a new wonderkid bursts onto the scene, and without fail, the footballing world goes mad. Whether or not young Gabriel Martinelli will make the grade later in his career is yet to be seen, but for now, he’s doing enough for his club Ituano to be linked with a £5 million move to Arsenal by Fox Sport.
Global Esporte claims that the fate of Brazilian wonderkid and forward Gabriel Martinelli is expected to be Arsenal.
— LTArsenal(@ltarsenal) 27 March 2019
The Gunners have got a whole host of incredible young players on their books at the moment. The likes of Eddie Nketiah, Reiss Nelson, Emile Smith-Rowe, Joe Willock, Ainsley Maitland-Niles and Tyreece John-Jules all have enough about them to carve out a successful career in the game, but there is just something about bringing in a young Brazilian wonderkid that gets fans excited.
This one is no different either. The youngster is just 17-years-old and his electric pace, trickery and eye for goal from the wings have made him a player of significant interest to a lot of teams. The articles and rumours surrounding the youngster claim that Arsenal are leading the way for his signature, although anything can happen between now and the summer as up to 25 clubs have got their eye on the starlet.
You can read the Gunners’ thoughts on the Gabriel Martinelli links here:
He’s got sore really nifty moves and has a nose for the goal. Learning under Laca and Auba would be huge for him.
— Walker Texas Gooner (@M_dubbyaTX) March 27, 2019
@JK_Senyo 25 clubs are interested in this kid… mostly from Europe as well so if we get him then im happy. Watched a bit of him on YouTube
— Chris (@Christelle_2104) March 27, 2019
He is very highly rated in brazil
— Invincibles 49 Kroenke Out (@RedArmy_49) March 27, 2019
Brazilian so he's automatically a baller
— Unai's Gunmen (@Anonymous1076) March 28, 2019
Beautiful news. Will become a world beater this lad. Watch this space
— Arsenal Thoughts (@GoonerThought) March 27, 2019
i’m from Brasil and I can confirm that globo esporte is really reliable and the boy is really good btw
— joao pedro (@jpsouzaf) March 27, 2019
Finally a Brazilian
— Fonsy (@ftblfonsy) 28 March 2019
There’s plenty of excitement around this particular rumour and if it does turn out to be true there will be a lot of excited Gunners as they wait to see the Brazilian in action.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!
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