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INSIDER: Arsenal scouts in Brazil looking for unknown gems

Arsenal chief Edu is seeking more young Brazilian signnings after the impact of Gabriel Martinelli this season.

The former Ituano FC forward has scored 10 goals across all competitions since joining Arsenal in 2019.

And English South American expert Tim Vickery told Sky Sports News that clubs across Europe are looking for more talent like him: ''The way the market is going, the European clubs are looking not so much for established stars, they're looking for the likes of Martinelli.

''The Arsenal scouting unit are looking for players in Brazil who are by no means household names in their own home at the moment.

''Martinelli's already scored with Arsenal as many senior goals as he scored in Brazil, playing mostly regional football in Sao Paulo.''

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