Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed new signing Gabriel Paulista is ‘very close’ to making his debut, according to the Arsenal site.
The Brazilian star made the move in January but has not made an appearance as many feel he is not ready just yet.
However, Wenger said: “He likes to defend. It’s more and more difficult to find people like that.
“(He is) a player who has overall good qualities: good pace, good in the air, good in one against one.
“But it’s best I don’t talk too much and let him play and he shows how good he is.”