Arsenal‘s star player Gabriel Martinelli stuns his Brazilian teammates at the national camp with a weak foot finish. Martinelli is having one of his best seasons at Arsenal and it is no doubt that he is going to continue showing his skills on the national team. Mikel Arteta have done a great job in turning this young player into confident in his skills. The Arsenal manager was full of praise for the player before the national camp.
Arsenal manager sings praises of Martinelli ahead of the national camp
The Brazilian winger has mostly played as a left winger for Arsenal but at times he could be seen operating from the middle as well. Martinelli’s mentality to fight for his place in the Arsenal squad is praised by many.
“When he wasn’t playing, he was all the time in my office and every time showing me on the pitch how wrong I was,”
said Arteta to Football London.
“And, (from) the moment that we agreed that he was ready to do it, the way he has improved, the way he is helping the team and still the room for improvement he has is phenomenal.
“He’s just a sad boy (when he’s not playing). He loves what he does. He’s so eager to do whatever it takes for him to play that he’s all the time there, pushing you and giving you the right reasons to give him more minutes.
“It’s just a joy to watch the freedom and personality that he plays with.”
Martinelli’s place at the Brazil camp
The Gunners have this season as one of the best Premier League seasons yet. The Brazilian had started in all 14 Premier League games. The 21-year-old has every chance to impress at the national camp this World Cup as they enter one of the favorites. Martinelli is known for cutting in from the left and shooting it from his favored right foot. But in the training video, it could be seen that his left foot is a joke as well. Surrounded by players like Neymar Jr, and Vinicius Jr the young player have to put up a fight to make it in the starting lineups.
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