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SHOCKING RETURN: Mikel Arteta confirms 22-year-old Arsenal star could return against Brighton tomorrow.

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MICHAEL ARSETTA affirms that a 22-year-old Arsenal star may make a start tomorrow against Brighton.MICHAEL ARSETTA affirms that a 22-year-old Arsenal star may make a start tomorrow against Brighton.Gabriel Martinelli is expected to make his return on Sunday against Brighton and Hove Albion, as confirmed by Mikel Arteta.

The Brazilian forward was absent from PSV’s final Champions League group match on Tuesday night. Despite a 1-1 draw in Martinelli’s absence, the Gunners remained in first place of Group B with 13 points.

 

And now that Premier League action has resumed, Arteta, who is vying for a position atop the table by leapfrogging Liverpool, has provided supporters with a potentially significant update.The Spaniard acknowledged during his pre-match press conference that Martinelli might come in for Leandro Trossard this weekend.

 

“He is in a cheerful mood. When queried about the 22-year-old, the Arsenal manager stated, “He will be in contention,” as cited by 90min.

 

Since the commencement of the current campaign, Martinelli, whose contract remains for a maximum of four and a half years, has accumulated three assists and four goals across 19 appearances across all competitions.

 

The Emirates match scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. (UK time) on Sunday is not scheduled for live television broadcast.

 

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