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Does Mikel Arteta’s selection versus Everton hunt at summer transfer for one star forward?

Does Mikel Arteta’s selection versus Everton hunt at summer transfer for one star forward?

Arteta gives Gabriel Jesus exit hint with final day starting XI to take on Everton in hope of title tilt.

The Gunners take on Everton in a crucial final day clash needing to win in order to retain even the tiniest of title hopes.

They will not be able to count on the help of Bukayo Saka who will miss the game due to a muscle issue.

Saka hobbled off  late on in the club’s Penultimate game of the season, a 1-0 win over Manchester United.

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta chose to replace the club’s talisman with an out of form Gabriel Martinelli instead of Jesus.

Selecting Martinelli to play an unnatural position as opposed to Gabriel Jesus who is more suited to the role is telling.

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Gabriel Jesus’ injury stricken Arsenal spell to end this summer?

Gabriel Jesus exit hint

Gabriel Jesus signed two summers ago on a £45 million deal from Manchester City and started with aplomb.

He continued to enjoy a brilliant start to life at Arsenal, proving to be integral to how Arteta wanted to play. This continued until half way into the season when he was cut down by a knee issue that has persist ever since.

£65 million signing, Kai Havertz, has assumed a key role in leading Arsenal’s attack at the expense of Jesus of late.

He has proven to be a more reliable presence on the pitch for Arsenal at times. He is currently one of the most inform players in the league since the start of 2024.

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Reporters quizzed Mikel Arteta last month about speculations that the Brazil international could leave the club. The Spaniard said: “I don’t know where this is coming from.

He insisted that the club have no intention of allowing Gabriel Jesus to leave the club this summer.

He has openly insisted the Brazilian will not be leaving the club but he might have given a Gabriel Jesus exit hint with his XI in a crucial game.

ESPN believe Arsenal will look to sell several fringe players to help boost their plans to sign a striker this summer. Exits are already mounting with Mo El Neny, Cedric Soares and Arthur Okonkwo already announcing exists.

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