Gabriel Martinelli has confirmed that he is in talks about a new long-term, contract with Arsenal.
His current deal ends in 2024, but he has always indicated that he is happy at the Emirates and has underlined that with his latest comments saying “of course I want to stay>”
The Brazilian was speaking after his Man of the Match performance against Liverpool on Sunday, in which he scored one, assisted another for Bukayo Saka and wreaked havoc on the left wing for almost the entire game.
The Gunners have already confirmed that they are also in negotiation with Saka and William Saliba about extending their own stays with the club, feeding into the renewed air of optimism is that part of North London..
Plucked from Brazilian fourth tier football as a teenager, Martinelli has now developed into a consistent top Premier League footballer, and still has hopes he will be included in the Brazil World Cup squad.
Andy is an exiled English football fan living in Cyprus. He loves all sports but football is his abiding passion, and he still has dreams every now and then about scoring the winning goal in a Wembley Cup Final, even though his playing days are long gone. He follows most major leagues, across Europe at least, and has a favoured team in each. When he’s not watching, listening, reading or downloading podcasts about football, he spend his time worrying about his beloved Arsenal.