Gabriel Martinelli is backing Leandro Trossard to turn out to be a key participant for Arsenal over the approaching months following his spectacular debut for the north London membership.
The Belgian striker produced a vivid cameo show when he got here on for the ultimate eight minutes of Arsenal’s thrilling 3-2 win over Manchester United at The Emirates on Sunday afternoon.
It was the 28-year-old’s first look for the Gunners following his transfer to the north London membership from Brighton and Hove Albion final week.
With Gabriel Jesus nonetheless sidelined, Trossard will supply Arsenal extra attacking choices within the coming weeks as Mikel Arteta’s males look to maintain their Premier League title problem.
And Gunners ahead Martinelli was happy to see the membership full a transfer to convey Trossard to The Emirates this month.
Talking to ESPN Brasil (via Metro), Martinelli stated of Trossard: “He’ll be an important participant for us. We all know his high quality.
“He did very properly at Brighton and will definitely assist loads. And we try to welcome him in the absolute best approach in order that he might be calm and present his soccer.”
Trossard scored seven targets and made two assists in 16 Premier League video games for Brighton this season earlier than his swap to Arsenal final week.
Arsenal are at the moment 5 factors clear on the high of the Premier League desk with a sport in hand over second-placed Manchester Metropolis.
They’re set to tackle Everton, Brentford and Manchester Metropolis of their subsequent three Premier League video games, and former Liverpool FC star Jamie Carragher believes that the Gunners have what it takes to win the title for the primary time since 2004.
“It’s not simply the factors hole but it surely’s Arsenal’s performances in large video games,” Carragher stated on Sky Sports Monday Night Football. “They aren’t simply getting over the road, they’re streets forward of the opposition.
“The Champions League shall be an element for Metropolis. As soon as they begin attending to the quarter and semi-finals in April, these Metropolis gamers shall be specializing in the Champions League. I simply suppose Arsenal will pip them.”
Nevertheless, Carragher’s fellow pundit Gary Neville feels that Manchester Metropolis stay because the favourites to win the title this season.
“We’re thus far out – 19 video games to go – to be getting requested about this,” stated Neville. “I don’t suppose Man Metropolis have began but – they’ve been messing round. Pep Guardiola has been rotating. After they begin to purr, I feel they’ll motor on and put stress on Arsenal. The run-in doesn’t begin till April.”