Gabriel Martinelli is set to sign a new lucrative contract with Arsenal

Arsenal are close to finalising a new long-term contract with Gabriel Martinelli, according to various sources.

The Daily Mail and reporting that Arsenal and star forward are close to agreeing a new deal. According to SPORT, Martinelli feels comfortable in Arteta’s project and would like to sign a contract extension until 2027.

The 21-year-old has been in talks over a new deal since September along with Bukayo Saka and William Saliba. This new deal will see him extend his stay to 2027. Martinelli’s current deal runs to 2024. Martinelli’s wages would rise by 130k to 200k, making him one of the highest paid players in the squad.

The Brazilian forward signed for Arsenal in 2019. He has often spoken about how much he loves the club and wants to remain at Arsenal for the rest of his life. He also said one day he hopes to become the club captain.

“I said it many times. This is my club. I love to be here, I love the city, I love the club, I love everything about Arsenal. I’m very happy at Arsenal,” Gabriel Martinelli said just last month. Music to gunners ears..

He has been instrumental to the Gunners’ great start to the season, registering five goals and two assists in 14 matches.

Gunners remain hopeful that Saka and Saliba will follow suit.

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