Arsenal agree deal to sign Brazil forward Gabriel Martinelli from Ituano

first_imgMartinelli has scored six goals for Ituano in 2019 (Metro Grab)UOL also report that Martinelli’s agents also offered him to Arsenal’s Premier League rivals but no club came forward with a proposal.AdvertisementAdvertisementItuano also attempted to put up a fight to keep a portion of Martinelli’s economic rights but Arsenal refused.Martinelli, who made his professional debut last year and is capable of playing on either flank, scored six goals for Ituano in the Campeonato Paulista earlier this year.More: Manchester United FCRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starNew Manchester United signing Facundo Pellistri responds to Edinson Cavani praiseEx-Man Utd coach blasts Ed Woodward for two key transfer errors Gabriel Martinelli is reportedly heading to Arsenal this summer (Instagram/Ituano)Arsenal have agreed a deal to sign Ituano forward Gabriel Martinelli, according to reports in Brazil.The Gunners have been keeping tabs on the 17-year-old’s progress and scouts have been providing detailed reports for several months.Martinelli had a trial with Manchester United in 2017, while he has also been linked with a move to Barcelona.But according to UOL, Arsenal have now reached an agreement to sign Martinelli and the forward will make the move to the Gunners once he turns 18 in June.ADVERTISEMENTSeveral Brazilian teams were also in the running including Flamengo, Cruzeiro and Santos, but Martinelli opted to make the move to the Premier League after extensive talks. Comment Arsenal agree deal to sign Brazil forward Gabriel Martinelli from Ituano Advertisement Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterTuesday 23 Apr 2019 12:30 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link952Shareslast_img

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