Morning, Arsenal followers
Arsenal star Gabriel Jesus sat out coaching – as Chelsea have been linked with a shock transfer for Gabriel Martinelli.
Jesus picked up a knock in Sunday’s 3-2 defeat of Liverpool however was anticipated to be rested anyway for tonight’s Europa League go to to Bodo/Glimt.
Gunners’ boss Mikel Arteta is tipped to make as much as 9 adjustments to maintain his Prem table-toppers recent for the journey to Leeds on Sunday.
In-form wideman Martinelli might begin as one in all three attack-minded gamers working simply behind Jesus’ possible alternative up entrance, Eddie Nketiah.
However it’s claimed Chelsea are monitoring the 21-year-old, whose contract runs out in 2024.
The Blues would face an enormous battle to land a starlet linking up so effectively with fellow Brazilian Jesus.
Martinelli has insisted he desires to remain on the Emirates for the lengthy haul.
However how a lot he’s supplied in his subsequent deal may be an element.
Marseille loanee Nuno Tavares admits he wished an possibility to purchase included in his summer time exit from the Emirates.
And the Portugal Underneath-21 left-back has hinted he hopes to remain – after notching three targets in 9 Ligue 1 video games.