Mikel Arteta says Gabriel Martinelli has dazzled him with his “mind-blowing” soul, however, cautions Arsenal must ensure the 18-year-old.
Martinelli has scored in Arsenal’s last two matches to take his count to 10 for the season. Therefore making him the main adolescent since Nicolas Anelka to arrive at twofold figures for the club.
Gabriel Martinelli has assisted with filling the hole left by suspended commander Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. In addition, Arteta says he has been dazzled by the Brazilian since landing as lead trainer in December.
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“For him, there is as yet far,” Arteta said of Martinelli. “We need to cut him down. I need him to prepare with his head inevitably and gradually he will begin to acquire the applause on the off chance that he does what he needs to do each day.
“Be that as it may, it isn’t around a couple of days. I heard a great deal of things about Gabi before I joined and the minute I found in preparing, it was affirmed the things I was told previously.
“I think the manner in which he contends and how courageous he is in each choice on that pitch is irregular for an 18-year-old.
“His battling soul is extraordinary and afterward he is a danger for objective unfailingly.”
Gabriel Martinelli joined from the Brazilian lower-group side Ituano toward the beginning of the period and has proceeded to play multiple times for Arsenal.
Arteta says the test for the Gunners is to help the forward to keep up his consistency, saying: “That is the hazard and him, however, we all and me included and the club and the individuals around him.
“We need to help him and secure him. We can’t simply give him the permit to figure he can do that each and every day.
“Gabriel Martinelli needs to play with that opportunity where he has the permit to do what he needs to do on the pitch, yet with the weight actually that it doesn’t generally need to be him to do it.”