In newly released video, Lisandro Martinez is punched by Gabriel Jesus.

A number of incidents during Manchester United’s comprehensive 3-1 win over Arsenal have sparked debates on social media, with the decision to rule out Gabriel Martinelli’s goal being the main talking point.

Martinelli’s goal was correctly ruled out by the referee after Martin Odegaard pushed and tripped Christian Eriksen off the ball but Arsenal supporters were enraged by the decision after the game.

Another incident where Arsenal midfielder Sambi Lokonga went completely unpunished has escaped public scrutiny despite the Belgian midfielder leaving Bruno Fernandes in agony following a dangerous tackle.

Now, new footage has emerged and appears that Gabriel Jesus, the Arsenal striker who was comfortably handled by Lisandro Martinez, took his frustrations out on the United defender.

Summer signing Martinez has quickly fast-tracked his way to fan-favourite status at the Theatre of Dreams following his £57million transfer from Ajax earlier in the summer.

After a challenging start that saw United lose their opening two Premier League fixtures to Brighton and Brentford, Martinez was mocked for struggling to get to grips with the physicality of the English top-flight.

Yet he responded to being subbed at half-time versus Brentford with a resolute display in United’s crucial 2-1 victory over Liverpool – a performance that has provided a springboard and platform for Erik ten Hag’s troops.

Martinez impressed once again on Sunday to help nullify one of the league’s most in-form attackers in Jesus, who endured a difficult afternoon at Old Trafford.

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