Arsenal Brazilian star to miss out on the World Cup squad

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Arsenal winger Gabriel Martinelli snubbed by the Brazilian boss Tite for the upcoming World Cup. Brazilin journalist Bruno Andrade reported that the Brazilin boss will announce his 26-man World cup squad. Furthermore he states that Gabriel Martinelli will miss the World Cup. The young player made his national team debut back in March and is a highly-rated player by the Gunners.

Arsenal player Gabriel Martinelli snubbed for the World Cup

It came as a big surprise to the Gunners fans that Gabriel Martinelli and Gabriel Magalhães both have been exempted from the Brazil squad for the upcoming FIFA World Cup. Martinelli who has been in fine form for Arsenal this season would be heartbroken with this news. Gabriel Magalhães has been an important player for the Arsenal team as well. His goal against Chelsea which helped the Gunners to clench the 0-1 victory at Stamford Bridge. Both were hoping it would be enough for them to secure a place in the national team squad.

Martinelli to remain in London

Gabriel Martinelli’s fellow club teammate Gabriel Jesus has made it to the final squad. It will come as a huge disappointment to the young Brazilian star, with the national team boss Tite preferring other wingers to Martinelli. Tottenham’s new signing Richarlison and Liverpool’s Roberto Firmino have been selected for the upcoming tournament in Qatar. Manchester United’s new signing Anthony alongside Barcelona’s Raphinha, Real Madrid’s Vinicius Jr, Rodrygo, and PSG‘s Neymar Jr have all been named in the squad.

Although it might come as a huge disappointment to the Arsenal winger it will also give him some time to rest before the Premier League gets underway again. Gunners fans without a doubt are enraged with this snub. Furthermore arguably it is true that the youngster had outperformed many who have been selected in the squad. The winger has already scored five goals and have provided two assists so far in the season. And therefore the fans can only hope that his performance will get better after this much-needed break to recover.

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