Arsenal youngster Marquinhos is set to join Greek side Olympiacos on loan for the season to continue his development.
The Brazilian will move to Greece, and compete in the Europa League with Diego Martinez’s side, and the club will closely monitor his development.
The report claims that a move is on the verge of completion, and is designed to help Marquinhos continue his adaptation from South American football.
Marquinhos was unimpressive in his loan spell at Norwich, but this could help him regain his confidence and develop his strength on the ball.
Can Marquinhos make it at Arsenal?
Whilst it is too early to say for certain whether or not he will develop into an Arsenal-level player, the club may have him in mind as a long-term rotational option on the right wing for Bukayo Saka.
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His performance on his Europa League debut saw him score a stunning goal and assist the winner away at FC Zurich, but that was his peak in an Arsenal shirt so far.
He was praised by Martin Keown after the game, who claimed that he had a “huge future,” but he is yet to replicate his confident display.
The speedy youngster could develop into a goalscoring winger, and is still very raw after joining from Sao Paolo, and appeared off the bench in the late stages of Arsenal’s Emirates Cup draw with Monaco last night.
His loan to Olympiacos could be very beneficial, and if he plays regularly under an excellent coach in Martinez, then he could take huge strides in his development, and make the club consider a role in the first team this time next year.