Gabriel played 90 minutes in the Premier League game even though he was involved in fitness threatening collision with Brighton goalkeeper, Robert Sanchez, and Brighton defender Lewis Dunk.
The collision which happened in Brighton box-eighteen did not result in any major injury. It only caused Gabriel to sustained broken teeth.
Moments after the collision, the 23-year-old Brazilian defender was able to find a bit of the broken teeth. He ran to one of the assistant coaches at Arsenal bench, Shad Forsythe, to hand over bits of the teeth to him.
Afterward, he ran back to the field to continue with the game with little or no need for prolonged medical attention.
This is the second time since Gabriel joined Arsenal from Lille for a transfer fee worth €26 million that he had to look for a broken tooth after a league game. He had the same experience during the 2020-2021 season against Brighton.
In the first incident, the Brazilian football star did not reveal whether he fixed a new tooth or not but has shared pictures showing that he has a complete set of teeth after the incident.
This time around, Gabriel Magalhães posted his broken set of teeth on his Instagram story. In the picture, it was confirmed that the Brazilian footballer broke two of his front teeth.
Gabriel also flaunted his new look set of teeth on Sunday, October 3, 2021, while posing next to the private dentist that carried out the operation.
Aside from the fact that the Brazilian footballer sustained broken teeth during the game against Brighton, Gabriel put up a good performance that made Mikel Arteta a happy tactician.
The Spanish tactician paired Gabriel with English defender, Ben White against Brighton, and they both worked together well enough to earn Arsenal a clean sheet.
“Gabi’s still struggling a little bit with the language,” Mikel Arteta said about the paring between Gabriel and white.
“They’ve gained a good connection, good chemistry. Their qualities match each other really well. I thought”
Gabriel Vs Brighton & Hove Albion (A) (2/10/21)pic.twitter.com/5gnqvAAkHn— . (@N5COMPS) October 3, 2021