Martinelli handbags PFA award

Arsenal continues to grace the Premier League with gifted young knack and Brazilian starlet Gabriel Martinelli has received his just payoffs after bagging the PFA Player of the Month award for December.

Our December Premier League PFA @VertuMotors Fans’ Player of the Month is @gabimartinelli! #PFAFPOTM | @Arsenal IPZeoLUEG4

— Professional Footballers’ Association (@ PFA) January 13, 2022

The Brazilian youth international formed six looks( all starts) for Mikel Arteta‘s Gunners in the Premier League, where “hes found” the back of the net on three instances while lending two expedites across several influential performances.

While on his road to the monthly recognition, the Arsenal forward out-paced clubmate Martin Odegaard as well as Leicester City’s James Maddison, Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling, Tottenham ace Son Heung-min, and Southampton standout James Ward-Prowse.

After his successful month, Martinelli now sits on nine purposes for Arsenal in 41 -appearances in the Premier League, and ogles set to continue as a first-choice option for both now and the future on the left of the forward line.

Brazilian starlet to peculiarity against Liverpool

Gabriel Martinelli was named as part of a strong Arsenal XI as the Gunners prepare to clash with Liverpool in the first-leg of their Carabao Cup semi-final tie against Jurgen Klopp’s Reds at Anfield in exactly under an hour’s time.

Arsenal starlet Gabriel Martinelli beats out competition to bag Premier League award

LONDON, ENGLAND- DECEMBER 15: Gabriel Martinelli of Arsenal tallies his units first goal during the course of its Premier League parallel between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on December 15, 2021 in London, England.( Photo by Chloe Knott- Danehouse/ Getty Images)

Mikel Arteta opted to roll out his best-possible Arsenal lineup despite the North London Derby clash with Tottenham on Sunday, with academy graduate Bukayo Saka joining veteran French forward Alexandre Lacazette in liner up behind England youth international forward Eddie Nketiah.


The Reds to face @Arsenal in the @Carabao_Cup semi-final! #LIVARS

— Liverpool FC (@ LFC) January 13, 2022

Liverpool deployed in kind, nonetheless, with Klopp running out his strongest accessible unit with only Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Naby Keita( on AFCON duty) as the striking absentees. The likes of Diogo Jota, Roberto Firmino, Jordan Henderson, Fabinho, Virgil van Dijk, Trent Alexander-Arnold, and Andrew Robertson have all been given the nod in what is shaping up to be a tasty encounter on Merseyside.

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