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Arsenal given huge boost as Gabriel Martinelli returns to training just days after ankle injury

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

Arsenal have been handed a boost ahead of Thursday’s game against Crystal Palace after Gabriel Martinelli returned to training today.  

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…