Martinelli Signs New Arsenal Contract


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Arsenal Forward Gabriel Martinelli has signed a new contract with the club after speculations over his immediate future.

The Brazilian star signed a four-year deal to extend his stay at the Emirates.

The 21-year-old joined the Gunners from Brazilian side Ituano in 2019 and has made 111 appearances for the club.

He has been a key member of the team aiming to win their first Premier League title since 2018, He has chipped in seven goals in the division this season.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta believes there is more to come from the Brazilian forward.

“Our supporters see his quality and energy every single time he puts on the shirt and he’s the same every day in training, with his hard work and positive values”.

“Gabi is still very young, so we know there’s still much more to come from him and it’s great that we’ll be on this journey together. We’re now excited to continue to develop his huge talent and look forward to seeing him perform with Arsenal in the years to come.”

Martinelli hailed Arsenal fans for making him feel at home since joining the club in 2019.

“I was born a long, long way from north London but as soon as I got here our supporters made me feel like one of them.”

“It didn’t take me long to realise this place was about more than football. It’s about us, our heritage, our togetherness and our community sprit that you have to understand.”

“Day by day we experience we make new memories together and feel the pride. I feel it walking down the streets when someone says “you were class mate’. So thank you Gunners for making me feel at home.”

Martinelli will be hoping to celebrate his new contract with a goal when Arsenal visit Everton on Saturday in the Premier League.

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