Manchester United Hope To Finalise A Deal For Lisandro Martinez Today
Manchester United hope to finalise a deal for Lisandro Martinez today with a delegation of officials set to meet with Ajax CEO Edwin van der Sar today for "final negotiations".
The Dutch giants have turned down three bids from United for Martinez, with Ajax holding out for around £46m.
Martinez is desperate to join the Red Devils and he’s pleaded with his club to accept an offer in the last week by making it clear that he’s prepared to go on strike to force through a move.
Ajax had hoped to spark a bidding war with Arsenal, who had also submitted two bids for the Argentine.
But according to Dutch outlet De Telegraaf, Ajax now accept Martinez’s future at the club is over and they’re prepared to sell.
Rio Ferdinand chooses Arsenal defender over Man Utd’s Martinez
Former England international Rio Ferdinand has picked Arsenal defender William Saliba ahead of Manchester United’s Lisandro Martinez.Ferdinand believes Saliba, 22, can become one of the world’s best defenders.Saliba has now established himself as a key player at the heart of Arsenal’s defense. He joined Mikel Arteta’s side from Saint-Etienne for £27 million in 2019.Martinez, meanwhile, came under fire after his £56.7 million move from Ajax last year.When asked who h...
Real Madrid vs Man Utd: Great competitor – Jude Bellingham opens up on bust-up with Martinez
Real Madrid midfielder Jude Bellingham has opened up on his bust-up with Manchester United defender Lisandro Martinez during both teams’ pre-season friendly tie.Bellingham was involved in a heated confrontation with Martinez during the encounter.The friendly match was played at the NRG Stadium in Texas in the early hours of Thursday (Nigerian time).“The little tiff with [Lisandro] Martinez is one of those things,” said Bellingham during his post-match interview. “He...
What Messi did to me – Lautaro Martinez
Inter Milan forward Lautaro Martinez has disclosed that Paris Saint-Germain superstar Lionel Messi helped him become a better player today.Martinez said that he learned leadership from Messi, who led Argentina to glory in the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.The Argentina international spoke after leading Inter Milan to beat AC Milan 1-0 in the Champions League semi-final second-leg tie on Tuesday at San Siro.The 25-year-old, who captained Simone Inzaghi’s side, scored...
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