The £25m summer season signing scored the Gunners’ second as they cruised to a gap day victory away at Craven Cottage.
After a number of nervy moments in the opening couple of minutes, the 22-year-old gained composure and confidence and Scott Parker’s facet discovered it robust to get previous the younger Brazilian.
Mikel Arteta has praised Gabriel for his man of the match display throughout Arsenal’s 3-0 win
Gabriel scored on his first aggressive recreation in six months since taking part in for Lille in March
His efficiency was much more spectacular seeing that the final time he played a aggressive recreation was for Lille throughout a 1-0 victory over Lyon on March 8.
After Arsenal’s victory, Arteta praised each his new signings Gabriel and Willian who acquired himself a few assists.
He mentioned: ‘Yeah they have been coaching very properly, for Gabi it was an enormous problem to come back into this small floor in the Premier League.
‘Gabi did very well, I feel he did not play for six months with every part that occurred in France. For the brand new guys greater than any once more I feel was good at the moment.’
During his post-match interview, Arteta was requested about various his participant’s futures on the membership.
Alexandre Lacazette scored the opener for the Gunners after simply eight minutes, although he has been linked with a transfer away from the membership.
Arteta mentioned: ‘He is in my plans – a participant I like lots. He is aware of that he has Eddie (Nketiah) subsequent to him and he’ll push him. Whoever is in higher form goes to play and that is the identical for everybody.
It was begin for Arteta’s facet with lots of positives to take from their win over Fulham
Another participant linked with a transfer away from the membership over the summer season is Rob Holding.
Arsenal’s boss mentioned that he has spoken to Holding in an try and hold him on the Emirates regardless of talks of him wanting a mortgage transfer.
He mentioned: ‘I mentioned to him (Rob Holding) change your thoughts since you’re not going anyplace. Again Rob is one other one, he is a tough time. And now why I’ve to let him go? He’s taking part in so why go away this soccer membership.’
One difficulty which hasn’t gone away is Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s proposed new contract.
The lethal striker who scored Arsenal’s third objective in excellent trend, has saved everybody ready with announcement of a brand new deal.
Arteta mentioned relating to Aubameyang’s new deal: ‘I’m actually constructive we’ll get it accomplished and in the subsequent few days you may get some information.’
And Arsenal’s victory over Fulham noticed Mohamed Elneny make his first look because the finish of the 2018/19 season.
Artera mentioned: ‘Mo has been glorious since day one in coaching. I do know him from taking part in collectively and I do know what he may give us and the way keen he’s to enhance. I feel at the moment he has been phenomenal.’
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