Marquinhos was controversial and only played one game for Arsenal, but he is already starting to impress in England
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Marquinhos made his debut for Arsenal, scoring and helping in a 2-1 win over FC Zurich in the Europa League group stage final week.
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Prior to that, the previous São Paulo striker had nice success with the Gunners’ under-21 aspect, scoring in a 3-1 win in the Premier League 2 derby towards Manchester United. In addition, it shook the community. extra instances and assisted in the next video games: Chelsea and West Ham.
Now, this Sunday at 8:00am (GMT), the Gunners face Brentford in their first-team conflict, dwell on Star+.
At the age of 19, Marquinhos is one other Brazilian ahead – together with Gabriel Martinelli and Gabriel Jesus – that coach Mikel Arteta can use all through the season.
The participant’s arrival in England was surrounded by controversy. At the age of 16, he signed a five-year contract (expiring in 2024) with São Paulo, which was not acknowledged by FIFA – which limits contracts for minors to three years.
If Marquinhos will get concerned, he might go away Morumbi for free in the center of the 12 months. Therefore, the Tricolor accepted a decrease supply from the Gunners: €3.5 million (about R$18 million).
In addition, the businesses accountable for managing the younger man’s profession had a quarrel. OTB has accused TFM of attempting to promote the striker to Wolverhampton-ING with out consulting São Paulo.
Record holder in São Paulo
Born in Jardim Colombo, virtually subsequent to Morumbi, Marquinhos arrived in São Paulo when he was only eight years previous. The boy was coaching on the conventional college Pequeninos do Jóquei, which on the time had a partnership with Tricolor, when he was found by a scout.
Called up for trials at Cotia, the ahead was comfortable, despite the fact that the boys in the bottom class of the membership have been a lot youthful. Known for his dribbling and objectives, he paid consideration till he was employed on the base and lived in the barracks on the age of 13.
Over time, Marquinhos advanced and was referred to as up to the essential alternatives – regardless of being a 12 months youthful than his colleagues – till he turned the captain of the Tricolor under-17 workforce. The Brazilian Cup and Super Cup champion, he was promoted to the under-20 workforce coached by Alex.
In preparation for the 2019 São Paulo Cup, Marquinhos suffered an anterior cruciate ligament damage in coaching and had to endure surgical procedure. The following 12 months, Cotia spent a number of months recuperating throughout the pandemic earlier than returning to grass.
In Alex’s first game of the season, Marquinhos gained 3-1 for Athletico-PR Brasileirão. In complete, he was concerned in 5 of São Paulo’s objectives in the competitors earlier than turning skilled.
His first workforce debut got here in the Brasileirão win towards Bahia, approaching in the thirty third minute of the second half. He then made his first workforce debut and turned the youngest Tricolor scorer in Conmebol Libertadores historical past, breaking striker Ademílson’s file in the 2013 win over Racing.
In complete, he played 41 video games with São Paulo, scoring 4 objectives.
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