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Martinelli ruled out of action until end of 2020 after surgery
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Martinelli ruled out of action until end of 2020 after surgery

This is bad news for Arsenal as the club have confirmed that teenage strike Gabriel Martinelli is not expected to resume training until the end of 2020 after undergoing serious knee surgery. Martinelli, 19, has been impressive for the Gunners since making the move from Brazilian outfit Ituano last summer and has scored 10 goals in 26 games for the London-based club this season. He suffered the injury to his left knee on June 21 and this effectively ruled him out for the rest of the season. However, he has undergone successful surgery to repair a lesion in the cartilage of his knee and is currently in recovery. Therefore, Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta may not be able to call on the forward until late in the year or in the early stages of 2021. A statement released by the club on the pl...