ARSENAL have been given an almighty increase after Gabriel Martinelli’s scan revealed no main harm.
The Brazilian ahead, 19, went down within the warm-up of the Gunners’ FA Cup win over Newcastle.
Gabriel Martinelli’s scan confirmed no main harm, whereas Rob Holding signed a brand new deal in a day of excellent information for ArsenalCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
Martinelli had solely simply returned from an extended damage lay-off – having been out with a knee damage since June – enjoying simply 4 occasions since his December 19 return.
Mikel Arteta revealed he found the youngster in tears and a ‘lot of ache’ after his newest setback.
However Arsenal have been given a lift with Martinelli’s scan revealing no main harm.
Thursday night time’s recreation in opposition to Crystal Palace will come too quickly for the ahead.
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Nonetheless, Martinelli is now in line to face Newcastle, this time within the Premier League, on Monday.
Arsenal revealed he would return to coaching ‘within the subsequent few days’ and will now play in subsequent week’s conflict on the Emirates.
On their web site, the membership revealed: “Gabi has progressed very properly.
“We’re hoping that he’ll return to full coaching with the squad within the subsequent few days.”
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The defender, 25, seemed to be heading out the Emirates exit door final summer time with Newcastle linked with the star.
Now he has agreed to remain till 2024, with an choice for an extra 12 months, after convincing boss Mikel Arteta of his talents.
Holding even captained the facet in opposition to Everton just lately.
On Holding’s deal, Arteta mentioned: “Since I began as supervisor, I’ve been massively impressed with Rob’s contribution to the membership and the dressing room, on and off the pitch.
“The standard of his work day-after-day on the coaching pitches is superb and he’s translating this into persistently excessive performances in matches.
“Everyone knows Rob’s high quality, which he has proven in his shows in the course of the intense moments of these two FA Cup closing victories.
“We’re all very blissful that Rob has signed a brand new contract.
“He’s very fashionable with all of the gamers and workers, and we’re wanting ahead to watching him proceed to develop with us within the coming years.”