Friday, 1 November 2019
Liverpool Coach, Klopp reaches Arsenal player Martinelli as "the talent of the century"
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has called Gabriel Arsenal Gabriel Martinelli "talent of the century".
Martinelli scored a brace when the Gunners were defeated by the Reds in the fourth round of the Carabao Cup on Wednesday.
The 18-year-old, who arrived on the Brazilian side of Itano during the summer, soon became an important part of Unai Emery's plans.
Martinelli scored seven goals in just 405 minutes of this season and Klopp praised his performances.
Klopp told the Liverpool website: "Sepp van den Berg also played an incredible match.
"It's really hard to deal with these guys, Martinelli is almost the same age, but he's a talent of the century, he's an amazing striker, so it's really tough.
"Then you have Mesut Ozil nearby and Joe Willock on the right, who, by the way, scored a very good one, like a team like Arsenal in a counter-attack state, we keep them at depth, we surround, we lose the It's really difficult.
"Caoimhin [Kelleher] did not really know what he was, but he was really good at it. him this opportunity. "