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Arsenal midfielder Xhaka: Martinelli can be among the world best

Arsenal midfielder Granit Xhaka has urged Gabriel Martinelli to fulfil his potential with the club.

The Brazil international shone once again during Saturday's hugely satisfying 3-1 north London derby victory over Tottenham at the Emirates Stadium.

Gabriel Martinelli has a lot to be one of the best," Swiss midfielder Xhaka told BBC Sport. “He goes 100 miles per hour. He has to push himself with how far he can go. He has the team and everything around to help him.

“When Mikel came three years ago he said he needed time and you can see the results. We have a big squad with a lot of potential and we are showing it on the pitch.

“We have a different type of spirit and mentality in the team and you can see that."



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