Mikel Arteta believes ‘terrific’ Arsenal defender Gabriel has ‘an incredible future’ in football

Mikel Arteta believes ‘terrific’ Arsenal defender Gabriel has ‘an incredible future’ in football after Brazilian returns from damage to fireside Gunners to a different clear sheet victory

  • Arsenal saved one other clear sheet to win away at Burnley on Saturday afternoon 
  • Gabriel Magalhaes has come into the Gunners staff and helped their defence 
  • The Brazilian has been rock strong in victories towards the Clarets and Norwich
  • Mikel Arteta believes the 23-year-old centre-back has an incredible future in football 

Arsenal’s Brazilian defender Gabriel has ‘an incredible future’ forward of him in response to Gunners boss Mikel Arteta.

The 23-year-old centre-half made one other excellent contribution as Arsenal secured back-to-back Premier League wins in Saturday’s 1-0 victory at Burnley because of Martin Odegaard’s high-quality first-half free-kick.

Gabriel has helped Arteta’s aspect preserve successive clear sheets in his first two appearances of the season after lacking their opening three defeats resulting from a knee damage.

Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta (second left) says Gabriel (second proper) has an ‘incredible future’

The Brazilian centre-back has come again from damage to fireside Arsenal to 2 clear sheet wins

Arteta mentioned: ‘We did not have him, so we do not know the way a lot we missed him, however we all know he is a participant with an incredible future and is already giving us loads.

‘He has tailored very well to the league. That’s why we signed him. He is stepping in, his language is a lot better and he can coach and talk a lot better along with his team-mates.’

Gabriel, signed for £23million from Lille in September final year, was calmness personified as he helped snuff out the combative risk of Burnley’s strike duo Chris Wood and Ashley Barnes.

‘He understands what we would like and I do not assume it will get a lot tougher than taking part in right here in the Premier League,’ Arteta mentioned. ‘He was terrific right this moment.’

Arteta described Gabriel (proper) as terrific because the Gunners received 1-0 away at Burnley on Saturday

The Brazilian defender additionally helped Arsenal to a 1-0 victory over Norwich final weekend

Midfielder Thomas Partey, one other participant who has way more to supply following his arrival in the summer time of 2020, was additionally key to the Gunners’ battling show.

‘He’s actually essential as a result of he’s the anchor and he’s the one that should learn what is going on and make the remaining higher,’ Arteta mentioned of the 27-year-old Ghana worldwide.

Arsenal’s victory at Turf Moor has lifted them as much as thirteenth place and left Burnley winless after their first 5 top-flight matches.

The Clarets had been aggrieved at referee Anthony Taylor, who awarded them a second-half penalty after Matej Vydra had gone down underneath goalkeeper Aaron Ramsdale’s problem, solely to reverse his choice after watching the replay.

The Spanish head coach now has back-to-back wins at Arsenal after a torrid begin to the season

Burnley sit second from backside – they haven’t received in 13 dwelling league video games stretching again to final season – however they had been all the time in the hunt and boss Sean Dyche noticed sufficient to stay optimistic.

Maxwel Cornet, a £12.85million signing from Lyon in August, was given a rapturous welcome by Clarets followers when he made his debut off the bench. The Ivory Coast worldwide’s sharp motion and deft contact lifted the house crowd additional and Clarets defender Charlie Taylor mentioned he has been impressed.

Taylor instructed Burnley’s official web site: ‘Maxwel clearly lifted the place. That was an enormous enhance and an enormous buzz for us earlier than he’d even kicked a ball. He’s vivid, we have seen it in coaching for just a few weeks and I’m positive he can have a huge effect upon this membership.’

Taylor, 28 on Saturday, added: ‘We’ve performed properly for giant elements of the sport and are available away with nothing. For us, it is a irritating one, however clearly there are constructive indicators there.’


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