- Gabriel Martinelli has signed a long term contract with EPL side Arsenal
- Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta explained that he is happy with the latest development
- Martinelli is currently out of the season and he is recuperating from injury
Premier League giants Arsenal have announced that Brazilian star Gabriel Martinelli has committed his future to the North London side by signing a long term deal.
This latest development will be a welcome one for all Arsenal fans who are still celebrating the contract extension signed by forward Bukayo Saka.
Bukayo Saka was heavily linked with a move away from the Gunners, but the Englishman decided to stay put at the Emirates stadium.
Clubs in Europe have also showed concern for the signing of Gabriel Martinelli, but Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta was able to convinced him for him to put pen to paper for a new deal.
“He is a very talented young player and he has impressed us with his performances, attitude and work-rate,'' Arsenal gaffer Mikel Arteta explained.
"I am very happy to commit my future to this great Club and I would like to thank Arsenal and all the fans for this fantastic year.
"It is the first of many and I can't wait to be back to play a part in the exciting seasons to come,'' the player himself stated.
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Before he was ruled out of the season, Gabriel Martinelli scored 10 goals for Arsenal in 26 games and he will be hoping for fast recuperation ahead of next season.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Arsenal vs Norwich City ended in a 4-0 win for the Gunners as they continue their remarkable comeback on the backdrop of defeats since returning from the break.
Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a brace from two mistakes and Granit Xhaka added the third while Cedric Soares completed the onslaught to push Arsenal up to seventh on the table.
Mikel Arteta's side were given an early scare after as center-back Ben Godfrey rattled upright in the 19th minute.
But it was the captain on the night Aubameyang that broke the deadlock after capitalizing on a defensive blunder made by Norwich keeper Tim Krul to score the easiest of tap-ins.
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