Gabriel Martinelli in a match of Arsenal in the Premier League


Martinelli reveals how he went through Barça and praises Ansu Fati

Published:8/02/2020 - 14:19h

Updated:8/02/2020 - 14:19h

Gabriel Martinelli is one of the new stars of Arsenal, but before traveling to England, he was tested at Barça. The brazilian has revealed how he went through the club, and has praised an Ansu Fati whom he met then

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Gabriel Martinelli is one of the big disclosures of the season 2019-20, in which it has turned into a player to be followed. With hardly 18 years, the one of Sao Paulo has done a place in the eleven headline of the Arsenal, in what follows growing split to party. In what it goes of campaign has contested 23 commitments in all the competitions (1.300 minutes), and accumulates a ten of goals and also four assistances.

The Brazilian has confessed in an interview conceded to the newspaper 'Mark', in which it has spoken of his sportive explosion. As it was to expect, has been questioned by a proof that made with the FC Barcelona, that did not launch to by his signing: "A bit before the Glass Sao Paulo happened some days of training in the Barcelona. I was 15 days there, the time that had on holiday after the Sub17 that finish in October".

"Like the Copinha did not begin until January, would train in December. And November had it free. The Barcelona invited me to train with them in The Masia but afterwards did not want to do at all with me, did not say me at all... I went back to the Ituano, played the Copinha and immediately came to the Arsenal", has revealed, putting something of light on the recent rumours that spoke of his brief stay in the City Condal.

"Ansu Deserves all what is happening him, is súper humble and me acogio very well"

"They were very good, took advantage of to the maximum and gave the best of me. See how they train, know the structure of the club, the city... It was a dream made also", has explained the youngster, that has ensured that it decanted by the 'gunners' because after his participation in the tournament Sub20 of Brazil (the Copinha), these offered him a firm proposal with a planning convincente, that allowed him show to the first team.

"Even I trained with Ansu Fati and did us fellow. He helped me a lot there and now is playing in the main team. It is a boy that deserves all the well that is happening him. It is súper humble and received me súper very there", has commented, praising to which is one of the greater promises of future of the quarry barcelonista. His ways crossed then, although it is difficult that go back to do it.

The Arsenal pretends to armour to Martinelli

Martinelli, that also has signalled to Cristiano Ronaldo like his idol and referent futbolístico, is in negotiations with the Arsenal to seal his renewal, since some big have interested by his situation after observing his excellent performance in the Premier League. The tip, that cost him to the londinenses something less than seven million euros, could tie his future to the team of the capital until it decide to give a jump of quality in some years.

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