Gabriel Magalhaes has continues delivered impressive performance for Mikel Arteta’s side as he secured the Gunners back-line in the Carabo Cup tie against Liverpool last night.
After dropped against the Reds earlier of this week in Premier League, the Brazilian star return to Mikel Arteta starting XI on Thursday evening.
Before clash with Liverpool in Premier League, Gabriel has been claimed man-of-the-match award for successive, thanks to his outstanding performance in those Arsenal back-to-back victories over Fulham and West Ham United.
Against Liverpool last night, Gabriel was brilliant in defence, helping to nullify the threats of Takumi Minamino, Mohamed Salah and Diogo Jota.
The guy is a serious talent and the £27million fee Gunners handed to Lille for his services will likely be viewed as bargain in the years to come.
But aside from his defensive brilliance, the highlight package proves that the 22-year-old is also seriously good passer of the ball.
On numerous occasions, Gabriel’s left peg was responsible for dragging Gunners up the pitch and he was constantly kick starting counterattack from deep.
Gabriel vs. Liverpool:
— AFTV (@AFTVMedia) October 1, 2020
Gabriel Magalhaes is also extremely calm with the ball at his feet when playing out from the back, a skill which is key to Mikel Arteta’s preferred style of football.