With the new Premier League season just a few weeks away, Arsenal have made their intent of finishing high with the signing of Brazilian starlet, Gabriel Martinelli from Sao Paulo.
The deal which worth £6million, will see Martinelli don the Gunners colours during the preseasons fixture.
Before his move to London, the youngster netted 10 times in 34 games for Sao Paulo and has tailored his game to mirror that of Juventus and Portugal superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo.
He told Arsenal youtube channel that he’s willing and ready to win laurels with Arsenal
“I am a player who gives his all at all times, I play as a team and always looking to win games and win trophies.
“I model my game on Cristiano Ronaldo, he is a player who works hard, pushing himself to the next level. Always in the run for titles and individual trophies.’
According to Arsenal website, Gabriel was voted as the 2019 Best Newcomer and also a member of the 2019 Team of the Year for the Campeonato Paulista – the football league for the state of Sao Paulo.
The deal is subject to the completion of regulatory processes. Gabriel will shortly join up with his new teammates for pre-season training.