Arsenal eye move for 17-year-old former Man United trialist

Premier League giants Arsenal have made contact with South American side Ituano over a possible move for Gabriel Martinelli, who is also thought to be on the radar of La Liga champions FC Barcelona and Premier League giants Manchester United.

As per a report on Daily Mail, the starlet has in time past been a trialist at both  Old Trafford and Camp Nou, while also attracting several interest from Crystal Palace and Watford.

The Mail in a report suggest Premier League giants Arsenal have opened talks for the Brazilian, who has been in great shape for his side Ituano in the fourth tier State Championship.

Gabriel Martinelli has score four goals and created three assists in 10 matches at the beginning of the Paulista A1 campaign, gaining the attention of a couple of top teams across Europe.

Arsenal manager Unai Emery is currently identifying possible reinforcements ahead of next term and Gabriel Martinelli could be one of the primary transfer targets on his wish list, especially if the player continues to impress at such a great level in Brazil.

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ESPN suggest that the youngster had two trials with the Red Devils in 2017 before the side eventually opted against offering the player a permanent deal, but it seems that the player may have grown increasingly stronger for the experience.

According to Football London, Martinelli is presently worth about €10 million and a number of Brazilian teams are also watching his progress at the club, including Corinthians, Santos, Cruzeiro, Palmeiras and Flamengo.

If the North London club could manage to convince the teenage sensation to join the Emirates giants this summer window for a bargain fee they could be strongly rewarded for their investment in no distance future, with the player tipped for a very bright future in the game.

This report could develop fast over the next couple of months, with the next window due to reopen at the end of May.

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