Video: Clueless Gabriel Magalhaes error almost costs Arsenal a goal against Burnley as Chris Wood misses free header

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Arsenal were bailed out massively in just the 13th minute of tonight’s Premier League clash against Burnley, with the Gunners almost conceding as a result of Gabriel Magalhaes.

Mikel Arteta’s side were nearly punished for leaving Robbie Brady with the space to fire in a pinpoint cross with his wand of a left foot from the right flank.

Target-man Chris Wood had signalled for a cross into the area, but Arsenal centre-back Gabriel scarily moved completely away from the ace in a headless attempt that saw him misjudge the flight of the ball.

That left Wood completely open just eight yards out, but the forward’s header went well wide, squandering a massive chance for Sean Dyche’s men.

Pictures from Sky Sports.

This wasn’t a good look for Mr. Magalhaes at all, hardly what’s expected from a man who was recruited to transform the defence for a fee of £27m this summer, as per the Guardian.

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