Arsenal all for 24-year-old Argentina defender – report

Arsenal are all for a possible deal for Ajax and Argentina defender Lisandro Martinez, based on a report in England.

The Athletic is reporting that the Gunners have earmarked the 24-year-old as a participant able to enhancing their defence forward of the 2022-23 season.

The identical article states that Arsenal have already failed with a €30m supply for the Ajax defender – however the north London facet are anticipated to return with an improved bid within the coming days.

Based on the identical story, the Gunners imagine that Martinez can present competitors and canopy for his or her left-sided centre-half Gabriel in Mikel Arteta’s staff.

The Athletic add that the Argentinian defender can be adept at taking part in as a full-back so Martinez may compete with Kieran Tierney for the left-back place.

The web site report states that Martinez’s potential arrival would give Arsenal the chance to permit Nuno Tavares to maneuver on mortgage subsequent time period with a purpose to acquire extra first-team expertise.

Martinez scored one aim and made three assists in 24 video games within the Eredivisie final season.

The Argentina worldwide has spent the previous three seasons on the Dutch membership after establishing himself as a key participant beneath new Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag at Ajax.

Martinez has gained back-to-back Eredivisie titles in addition to the Dutch Cup over the past two seasons within the Netherlands.

Arsenal have already agreed offers to signal Marquinhos and Fabio Vieira within the 2022 summer time switch window.

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