Gabriel Jesus says he has already been impressed by Gabriel Martinelli’s performances since having linked up with the Arsenal squad this summer time.
The 25-year-old Brazil worldwide signed for the Gunners from Manchester Metropolis earlier in the summertime switch window and has been getting used to life together with his new team-mates, Martinelli included.
Martinelli, 21, has proven loads of promise in an Arsenal shirt up to now and has earned reward for his tireless performances for the north London facet below Mikel Arteta in latest seasons.
He now has the prospect to play together with his compatriot Gabriel Jesus at The Emirates because the pair look to attempt to assist Arsenal combat for a top-four end within the Premier League subsequent time period.
Gabriel Jesus has already been impressing in an Arsenal shirt in pre-season and has netted three targets in three appearances for the Gunners throughout their tour of the USA.
And the brand new Arsenal signing has now opened up on Martinelli, admitting that he has been very impressed by the younger Brazilian’s tireless work-rate.
Talking on the Podpah podcast, Gabriel Jesus stated: “Woah! Martinelli – he’s an animal. An animal! He by no means will get drained!”
He continued: “[My new team-mates] on the membership are so hungry, they’re determined to get this membership again to successful a Premier League after 20 years. This sort of problem excites me loads to be right here.”
Pressed additional about his determination to depart Metropolis to hitch Arsenal, Gabriel Jesus added: “I wished a brand new problem. I wish to play each recreation, that’s why I got here right here. I evaluate this Arsenal group with the Metropolis group after I arrived there. There’s numerous younger gamers.
“All people on the membership has acquired me so properly. I’m two or three years older than most gamers right here however they take a look at me as a really skilled participant. I like that. I prefer to be a job mannequin for different gamers.”
Gabriel Jesus netted eight targets and made eight assists in 28 Premier League video games final season for Manchester Metropolis.