‘He’s not as confident on the ball as Saliba’: Martin Keown and Jermaine Jenas both single out Gabriel Magalhaes as the ‘weak’ link in the Arsenal team

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Pundits Martin Keown and Jermaine Jenas have both identified Gabriel Magalhaes as the Arsenal team’s “weak” link.

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This comes after his rash tackle on Richarlison, which resulted in a penalty kick for Tottenham Hotspur. Thomas Partey’s long ranger gave Arsenal the lead.

But Richarlison was brought down in the box by Gabriel Magalhaes, giving Harry Kane a chance to equalise from the spot. Gabriel, unlike his defensive partner Saliba, appeared agitated after his error.

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Nonetheless, Arsenal won 3-1, with Jesus and Granit Xhaka inflicting further damage on Spurs. Martin Keown and Jermaine Jenas both agreed on Gabriel Magalhaes’ shaky performance during the game.

He’s the one who looks like he’ll give you a chance, Gabriel.

jenas said on BT sport following his tackle on Richarlison

He’s not as confident on the ball as Saliba. Giving it away cheaply isn’t he

Martin Keown also added his views

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