Arsenal prodigy Gabriel Martinelli is already being linked with other clubs despite only joining the Gunners last summer.

A number of Arsenal fans have been giving their thoughts on the transfer report claiming the Gunners are planning to treble Gabriel Martinelli’s salary amid supposed interest from overseas.

The 18-year-old’s fine start to life at the Emirates Stadium continues as he claimed his second goal in two games on Tuesday night, scoring a brilliant equaliser against Chelsea to put Arsenal level for the first time in the match, which eventually finished 2-2.

 

Martinelli, who joined Arsenal from Brazilian side Ituano last summer for £6million, now has 10 goals in just 21 Arsenal appearances, the first teenage goalscorer to reach double figures for the club since Nicolas Anelka in 1998-99, as well as three assists (Transfermarkt).

According to the Daily Mail, the Brazilian’s form has sparked interest from Real Madrid, who are believed to value Martinelli at around £50million – and in response, talks are said to be under way for Arsenal to reward Martinelli with a pay rise from £10,000-per-week to around £30,000-per-week.

Here is what some Arsenal fans have said on social media about the Real speculation and the reported pay rise in the pipeline:

Martinelli is currently contracted to Arsenal until the summer of 2024, so should the report be true, it would mean a huge vote of confidence in the young prodigy.

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