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Gabriel Martinelli recently signed a new contract with Arsenal but how much did his wages increase by?
Martinelli followed Bukayo Saka’s lead and signed a new deal with the club last week, with reports suggesting it ties him to Arsenal until 2025.
Martinelli, of course, was already under contract with the club for the long term. He only joined last summer, and, depending on which source you believe, he either had a contract to 2023 or 2024.
His new deal reportedly takes him to 2024 with a club option to extend to 2025. That would make it the longest contract any player at Arsenal is on right now.
When he first arrived, he signed a deal worth a reported £10kpw but Arsenal are believed to have upped that to around £30kpw, the same as they offered Bukayo Saka, although his pay increase was significantly more than Martinellli’s. in terms of what he was on before.
Back in January, it was reported that Arsenal wanted to triple Martinelli’s wages to fend off interest from other clubs including Real Madrid, and it seems that’s exactly what they’ve done.
The young forward is currently sidelined with a knee injury that has ended his season.
Before that, he had scored 10 goals, with four assists, in just 1,463 minutes. That’s a goal every 146 minutes (Aubameyang scores every 143) and a direct goal involvement every 104.5 minutes.
For Auba, his DGI rate is 131.4.
Not bad for a teenager who arrived as ‘one for the future’.