Chelsea are retaining a watchful eye on Gabriel Martinelli’s development at Arsenal.
The ahead, signed as a relative unknown from lower-league Brazilian facet Itauno in 2019, has made enormous strides in simply over three years in north London.
He is scored 21 targets in 93 video games for Arsenal – together with three in 9 to date this season – whereas he has additionally made three appearances for the Brazil worldwide staff.
Martinelli’s present contract on the Emirates Stadium expires in 2024, whereas the membership retain an possibility to increase it by an extra 12 months.
Nevertheless, the 21-year-old is attracting loads of curiosity. The Every day Mail report that Arsenal’s top-four rivals have been ‘monitoring’ his state of affairs, with Chelsea named as a concrete admirer.
Liverpool supervisor Jurgen Klopp has additionally expressed his public admiration of Martinelli on a number of events, as soon as labelling him because the ‘expertise of the century’.
After beating Arsenal within the semi-finals of final season’s Carabao Cup, Klopp stated: “Martinelli by the best way…everyone ought to do not forget that title. Excellent participant,”
The Mail add that clinching Champions League soccer would go an extended strategy to making certain that Martinelli – alongside teammates like Bukayo Saka and William Saliba – signal new contracts at Arsenal.
The Gunners have received seven of their first eight Premier League matches to date this season and sit high of the desk.