Arsenal wonderkid Gabriel Martinelli is a ‘phenomenal expertise’ who has comparable qualities to former Brazil striker Ronaldo.
The 19-year-old ahead burst on to the scene on the Emirates final season, scoring 10 targets in 26 appearances and clearly left a mark on former striker Kevin Campbell.
Martinelli has since been dominated out till the tip of the yr with a severe knee harm suffered in coaching in June.
However Campbell, the daddy of Stoke starlet Tyrese, has backed Martinelli to bounce again from his harm woes and attain the very prime echelons of the sport.
“I feel Martinelli is the one, I actually do,” Campbell advised Soccer Insider. “Martinelli was sensational when he got here in final season.
“He’s an actual handful – sturdy, direct and jogs my memory of the Brazilian Ronaldo. The best way that he picks up the ball and runs at purpose is phenomenal.
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“I’m not saying that he’s Ronaldo however he jogs my memory of him, particularly with that purpose he scored at Chelsea [in January].
“He has an enormous future however I don’t need to put an excessive amount of strain on him as a result of he suffered that harm and he wants time to come back again and get his ft underneath the desk once more, get snug and play video games.
“Gamers are inclined to get long-term accidents after which come again and choose a niggle up some place else. He’ll want time to get again into the swing of issues.”
Like Ronaldo, Martinelli left Brazil for Europe as a young person and have become the perfect participant on the earth and his efforts haven’t gone unnoticed in South America.
In January, Ronaldinho defined individuals in his homeland had been enthusiastic about his potential and identified comparable character traits to Ronaldo.
“He wished the ball, he would run at gamers, there was no concern it doesn’t matter what gamers or staff he was enjoying in opposition to – and I see that comparable angle in Martinelli. He simply desires to be on the ball and rating targets.”