Reports coming Yahoo in Brazil claims that youngster Gabriel Martinelli will be joining up Arsenal’s Under-23 team with the report futher stating that the youngster will be notified on when he will be promoted to the club’s first team.
The Brazilian youngster has been in an impressive form for his club so far gone this season as he found the back of the net 12 times and further created 3 assists in just 18 games which led to his award of “best hope” of thePaulista Regional Championship and reports are already covering he will at the Emirates next season.
UOL was the outlet that made the news public to the media claiming that the 17-year-old has agreed personal terms with the Gunners for a an undisclosed fee and is set to join in the summer.
Following his impressive form in the South American side, Martinelli has sparked lots of interest from Brazil clubs like Flamengo, Cruzeiro, Santos and other, and also interests coming from Manchester United and Barcelona but the Brazilian opt to join Gunners instead.
Due to a picture that surface online with Martinelli pictured alongside Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba many would think the 17-year-old attacker will be joining up the Red Devils in the summer amids links. But report claims that the Reds were not able to make a transfer offer for the player, prompting Arsenal to reach an agreement before he gets snatched.
The North London outfit will be set to make an official announcement on acquiring the signature of the youngster in June right after the teenager turns 18.