Arsenal given huge boost as forward Gabriel Martinelli returns to training just days after ankle injury in warm-up left him in tears… as Mikel Arteta’s side prepare for Crystal Palace clash
- Gabriel Martinelli injured his ankle before Saturday’s win against Newcastle
- But scans on Tuesday revealed that there is no lasting damage to the 19-year-old
- The Arsenal striker could even return to the matchday squad on Thursday night
- Mikel Arteta only recently welcomed the Brazilian back after a knee injury
The Brazilian striker was left in tears before Saturday’s FA Cup third round win against Newcastle after having to withdraw from the starting line-up following an ankle injury in the warm-up.
But a scan on Tuesday revealed no lasting damage and the 19-year-old was back in training on Wednesday – to the relief of Gunners fans who feared the worst again for the teenager.
Gabriel Martinelli seemed in good spirits as he…