Arsenal news: Gabriel Martinelli fears as Gunners warn of a transfer near miss

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Arsenal fans fear that Liverpool might target Gabriel Martinelli. Patrice Evra suggested that Liverpool may be targeting Gabriel Martinelli.

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Following another outstanding performance by the club, concerns have been raised about Gabriel Martinelli’s future at Arsenal.

The young Brazilian winger was one positive to emerge from Wednesday night’s 2-0 Premier League loss against Liverpool. However, Gunners fans are concerned that Jurgen Klopp may be trying to take the Arsenal star away from his rivals because of Klopp’s praises for him.

Patrice Evra, the Gunners’ January target Arthur Melo’s recent performance has suggested that they got away with a near-transfer miss. Mikel Arteta was spared any punishment for his rant on Arsenal’s fixture congestion.

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Arteta avoids punishment

Premier League won’t punish Mikel Arteta as Arsenal boss for complaining about Gunners’ fixture congestion.

Arteta lashed at his team’s future fixtures after Wednesday night’s 2-0 defeat to Liverpool. Arsenal will now face Aston Villa in Saturday’s lunchtime kickoff, before facing fixtures against Chelsea (and Manchester United) within three days.

After the Liverpool loss, Gunners boss went on a tirade about fixture congestion. The Premier League’s and FA’s positions on these comments have now been revealed.

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Near transfer miss

Patrice Evra, a Premier League legend, suggested that Arsenal were lucky not to sign Juventus midfielder Arthur Melo in January’s transfer window.

Although the Gunners were widely reported as having pushed for the signing in January of the Brazilian, they couldn’t secure the deal because Mikel Arteta had an unsuccessful transfer window and Edu, the sporting directors, didn’t agree to it. Evra was harshly critical of Arthur while he was a pundit on Italian TV during the Champions League match between Villarreal & Juventus.

The ex-Juve player slammed the Brazilian’s performance – and his criticism seems to suggest the Gunners got away with a near-miss in the January window.

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Martinelli fears

Piers Morgan, an Arsenal fan and celebrity, is worried that Gabriel Martinelli may move to Liverpool after another outstanding performance.

Martinelli was a constant threat to the Gunners, despite a 2-0 loss on Wednesday night due to quickfire goals by Roberto Firmino and Diogo Jota. The Arsenal ace has received admiring glances from Reds boss Jurgen Klopp in the past, and the Liverpool manager was full of praise for him once again following the match at the Emirates Stadium – raising fears he could try and poach the youngster.

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