Left impressed with Arsenal teammate Marquinhos’s debut in opposition to FC Zurich, center-back Gabriel Magalhaes dropped an encouraging remark below the younger ahead’s Instagram put up.
Mikel Arteta’s Gunners took on Zurich of their Europa League Group A opener on Thursday (September 9). The Spanish coach fielded a younger XI, handing Marquinhos his highly-anticipated debut. The ahead, who began on the proper facet of Arsenal’s entrance three, produced a formidable efficiency, immediately contributing to each the north Londoners’ targets in a 2-1 win.
After the match, Marquinhos took to Instagram to share his gratitude. His put up learn:
“God is fantastic ❤️😭 Dream come true to debut with this large shirt, very completely satisfied for the objective and the victory… just the start, lets go !!! 🔴⚪️”
Gabriel was fast to go away a remark, praising his younger teammate for his profitable debut. The middle-back commented:
“Let’s goooo my crack 🔥”
Marquinhos, 19, joined Arsenal earlier this summer time for a €3.5 million charge from Brazilian membership Sao Paulo. His contract with the Londoners runs till June 2027.
Marquinhos was Arsenal’s standout performer in Europa League opener
Mikel Arteta’s choice to start out Marquinhos in opposition to Zurich turned out to be a masterstroke, with him scoring as soon as and offering an help to information his staff to a 2-1 victory.
The previous Sao Paulo man opened his goalscoring account for his new employers within the sixteenth minute. Middle ahead Edward Nketiah dashed down the left flank and put in an ideal cross for Marquinhos contained in the field. With out hesitation, the Brazilian put his foot by way of the ball and located the highest nook.
A few minutes previous the hour mark, Marquinhos returned the favor, organising Nketiah with an inch-perfect supply from the left. The Arsenal graduate made no mistake heading it in from shut vary.
In Zurich, Marquinhos made 4 key passes, accomplished three of 4 crosses, precisely delivered a protracted ball, and accomplished a dribble. Moreover, he significantly contributed to the Gunners’ press and pulled his weight whereas defending as properly, making two interceptions.
It was an ideal debut by the Brazilian starlet and will earn him some useful minutes when the Londoners return to Europa League motion in opposition to PSV Eindhoven on September 15.