Arsenal transfer news: Gabriel Martinelli to join Ituano Futebol Clube

Gabriel Martinelli, Brazilian star, becomes Arsenal's first summer signing.

Brazilian forward Gabriel Martinelli is joining us from Ituano Futebol Clube on a long-term contract.

Gabriel has made rapid progress during his short time at Ituano. Since making his debut in November 2017 aged just 16 years and nine months, the young forward scored 10 goals from his 34 appearances for the Sao Paulo-based club.

The 18-year-old’s development was also recently acknowledged by the Brazilian national team, with a call-up to the full squad for a training camp in May ahead of the Copa America.

Gabriel Martinelli
Gabriel Martinelli to join the club.

Gabriel was voted as the 2019 Best Newcomer and also a member of the 2019 Team of the Year for the Campeonato Paulista – the football league for the state of Sao Paulo.

Premier League 2019/20 Full List and Scores: Liverpool beat Arsenal to retain top spot

Martinelli scored 10 goals in 34 appearances for Sao Paulo-based club Ituano and was called up for a training camp with the senior Brazil squad ahead of the Copa America.

https://twitter.com/Arsenal/status/1146044644477800448

“It was an amazing feeling, a dream come true, being able to be beside great players,” he said.

“It is a great opportunity to learn and I enjoyed it as much as I could.”

 

Facebook Comments
About neoprimesport 825 Articles
Neoprimesports is a website dedicated to cover and provide information of all types of sports and their events. We also provides latest news on sports.

Leave a Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*


This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.