The report in Yahoo has confirmed that Gabriel Martinelli will seal a move to join Arsenal’s U23squad and further reported that the player will confirm when he will be joining the bigger team.
The youngster who has been on a superb form this term has netted 12 goals and also created 3 assists in the 18 games he featured in and has been named “best hope” of the Paulista Regional Championship with so many new outlets reporting he will be wearing the Arsenal shirt next term.
UOL who is a Brazilian news outlet was the first to break the news to the media that he has reached a formal agreement with the North London for a fee that’s yet to be disclosed to the public in summer.
Martinelli’s dazzling foot works also caught the attention of clubs like Santos, Cruzeiro, Flamengo and so many others, but he has insisted to he wants to play in the Premier League.
It’s expected that Arsenal will officially announce this deal on the official website in June as soon as the youngster clocks 18, as he tries to acquire his Italian passport in the main time for the sack of his transfer to Arsenal.
There is no doubt that he should have decided to join Manchester United instead after he visited the club and meeting the links of Paul Pogba but has things stands Arsenal is the club in the driver seat to the deal and will most likely be the Gunners first signing of the summer.