Gabriel Martinelli plays first game since injury, Saliba, Sokratis also feature

Gabriel Martinelli plays first game since injury, Saliba, Sokratis also feature
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Gabi played 45 minutes for the Academy side.

  • Gabriel Martinelli, Sokratis and William Saliba have been named in the Arsenal U21 side's starting XI against AFC Wimbledon in the EFL Trophy.
  • This is the first time Gabi has played a competitive game since March.
  • The forward picked up a knee injury in June and is in the final stages of recovery now.
  • Martinelli played 45 minutes and was subbed off at the break. He had a header saved and did a good job pressing the opposition's defenders.
  • Meanwhile, Saliba was having an impressive game before being sent off in the 89th minute. The game ended 3-0 for Wimbledon.
Source: Arsenal Academy @ Twitter

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