22-year-old Arsenal ‘star’ is now being tested as a striker for his country

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Amid a testing period for Arsenal strikers, Gabriel Martinelli has now been training centrally whilst away with Brazil this week. TNT Sports Brazil shared training footage on X recently which not only showed Martinelli shining in a practice match, but also playing as a striker. Martinelli was playing alongside Gabriel Magalhaes in training, and the Brazil manager now seems to be experimenting with the forward’s positioning. Mikel Arteta has briefly tried Martinelli as a striker in the past, but seems to have opted against the idea in the long-term. Either way, with Eddie Nketiah struggling for…

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