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Injury updates: Martinelli, Magalhaes, Partey 1

Posted on January 12, 2021 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have provided updates on the fitness of three players ahead of the Premier League match against Crystal Palace scheduled to take place on Thursday evening at the Emirates.

Gabriel Martinelli turned his right ankle during the warm-up process ahead of the FA Cup win over Newcastle United on Saturday and was consequently replaced in the line-up, having initially been named to start. The 19-year-old forward missed the start of the season through a serious knee injury, and once he recovered, he still understandably needed time to raise his fitness level to the standards required.

Team news heading into Arsenal vs Newcastle 0

Posted on January 07, 2021 by Harry Kettle

The attention for Arsenal Football Club will now be switching from the Premier League to the FA Cup as they prepare to begin their defence of the trophy this weekend against Newcastle United. While the Gunners have historically been able to get the better of the Magpies more often than not, underestimating any team in a cup setting isn’t the smartest thing to do.

Prior to kickoff, courtesy of, we have some updates for fans regarding the current injury status of Gabriel Magalhaes and Thomas Partey. As we all know, these two are incredibly big factors in Arsenal’s first team squad and the hope is that we’ll see them return sooner rather than later.

Gabriel wins third Player of the Month award 0

Posted on December 09, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While Arsenal fans didn’t exactly have a whole lot to scream and shout about during the month of November, one man who always seemed to give his all was defender Gabriel Magalhaes. He’s been a force of nature at the back for the Gunners ever since arriving at the Emirates, and many are wondering how long the club can keep hold of him based on recent evidence. released the following details confirming that Gabriel was the man to win the award at a huge 76% with Joe Willock and Bukayo Saka making up the top three.

Gabriel wins Arsenal’s Player of the Month again 0

Posted on November 12, 2020 by Harry Kettle

While international football may have taken over as the priority for the next few weeks, that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to talk about in the domestic world. For example, as confirmed by, the Player of the Month for October has been decided – and the winner is starting to become a familiar face in this category.

Gabriel Magalhaes, the club’s newest star defender, is the POTM for the second straight month. While many Gunners defenders over the years have been the definition of inconsistent throughout their time at the Emirates, the Brazilian has started off like a house on fire, and the benefit of that for Arsenal cannot be understated.

Gabriel is Arsenal’s September Player of the Month 0

Posted on October 15, 2020 by Harry Kettle

It’s been a positive start to the new season for Arsenal and while they’ve still got a lot of work to do before being dubbed a successful top four contender again, the early signs are good. As reported by, there is one new signing from the summer transfer window above all others who helped to make September a success – and that man is Gabriel Magalhaes.

The one thing that Arsenal needed heading into the new campaign was some stability at the back and Gabriel seems to have introduced that into this side. Sure, he needs to do it for longer than just a few games in order to be taken seriously at this level, but he’s definitely managed to get off to a positive start.

Arsenal confirm Gabriel Magalhaes signing 0

Posted on September 02, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal have completed and confirmed the signing of Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille OSC.

It is official, it has finally happened, after a week or so of reports claiming a deal was on the verge of being done. Gabriel is an Arsenal player.

Lille had reportedly accepted bids from three clubs for the player, the other two being Everton and Napoli. The Toffees then surprisingly pulled out of the race, leaving the final stretch of the course clear for the Gunners to compete with the Serie A side.

Arteta’s pre-Liverpool press conference – Willian, Aubameyang, Gabriel, and more 0

Posted on August 27, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Arsenal, as the FA Cup winners, are set to face Premier League champions Liverpool in the Community Shield on Saturday, and head coach Mikel Arteta spoke to the press ahead of the match, providing some updates on the likes of Willian, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, and others.

First of all, the boss was asked about Willian adapting to new surroundings. The Brazilian winger will certainly need some time to absorb all the new stuff around him, but he undoubtedly possesses the right qualities to make it as an Arsenal player and help the team going forward. The coach is obviously impressed with the attitude of the 32-year-old, who, having won a lot in his career, is still hungry for more.

Gabriel Magalhaes to complete Arsenal move 0

Posted on August 23, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Gabriel Magalhaes is set to join Arsenal from Lille OSC in the coming days, according to The Guardian.

The 22-year-old defender was an object of interest for Napoli, Everton and both Manchester clubs as well, though it was recently reported that only Napoli made a strong effort to persuade him to join them instead of the Gunners, by making him a lucrative contract offer. Nonetheless, Gabriel has chosen Arsenal after a breakthrough reached in discussions on Saturday and is set to travel to London on Monday to complete the move which will cost the club up to €30 million (£27m).

Arsenal in for Lyon’s Houssem Aouar 0

Posted on August 20, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

Olympique Lyon have accepted that Houssem Aouar could be on his way out of the club following their Champions League exit at the hands of Bayern Munich on Wednesday, according to L’Equpie, and the only offer so far has come from Arsenal.

Lyon finished the 2019/20 Ligue 1 campaign in seventh place, which means they won’t be playing in either European competition next season. Despite coming in eighth in the Premier League, Arsenal managed to avoid that fate in the last possible moment by lifting the FA Cup.

Arsenal lead Gabriel Magalhaes race 0

Posted on August 18, 2020 by Veselin Trajkovic

According to several sources, Arsenal are ahead of the competition when it comes to the prospect of signing Gabriel Magalhaes from Lille OSC.

The 22-year-old central defender is reportedly rated at around €25 million, and Sky Sports claim they’ve been informed by the Ligue 1 club that three prospective buyers – Arsenal, Everton and Napoli – have met their asking price.

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