Chiesa vs. Martinelli – Arsenal’s future Rising Stars Ready to Shine

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Arsenal plans to strengthen their attack with Chiesa
According to reports, Arsenal is showing interest in a highly regarded player from Serie A as Mikel Arteta gears up for the upcoming transfer window. Despite a strong performance in the Premier League. Narrowly missing out on their first title since 2004, Arteta aims to strengthen various areas of the team during the summer. The Emirates has been linked with several talented players. And the latest addition to the list is a standout performer from Italy’s top league.

Italian publication La Repubblica has reported that Arsenal is expressing interest in signing Juventus forward Federico Chiesa. According to the report, Arsenal is among the clubs keen on acquiring the services of the talented attacker. Alongside Newcastle United. Juventus to be seeking a transfer fee of €60m (£51m) for Chiesa’s potential transfer.

Praised as “magic” by a Liverpool reporter on Twitter, Federico Chiesa, aged 25, has faced difficulties during his time at Juventus since joining from Fiorentina in 2020. Initially intended as a two-year loan, Juventus exercised their option to buy in 2022 following a lengthy period of recovery from a cruciate ligament injury that kept him out for nine months.

Chiesa : pros and praises

While Chiesa’s stint in Turin hasn’t gone as smoothly as anticipated, this could be advantageous for Arsenal. Who have the opportunity to acquire a seasoned attacking threat in the form of the Italian international. Drawing comparisons to Bukayo Saka based on statistical analysis by FBref, Chiesa could provide an additional dimension to Arsenal’s already dangerous frontline. His arrival would create healthy competition among wingers like Gabriel Martinelli.

Gabriel Martinelli, the 21-year-old Brazilian, has been exceptional for Arsenal this season. Finishing third in the club’s Player of the Season awards. He has scored 15 goals and provided five assists in the Premier League.

Martinelli boasts an average of 3.95 progressive carries and 1.97 successful take-Ons per 90 minutes. Showcasing his ability to drive the ball forward and beat opponents. Additionally, he tends to be more involved in the penalty area. With an average of 6.99 touches inside the box compared to Chiesa’s 4.81 per 90 minutes.

Moreover, bringing in Chiesa would offer Arteta an alternative attacking option, bolstering the squad with quality reinforcements. This becomes even more crucial considering the prospect of Champions League football on the horizon. As Arsenal aims to strengthen their squad depth to compete at the highest level.

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