Arsenal transfer target Martin Zubimendi is reportedly ready to join the Gunners in the next summer transfer window. Hence, the Gunners will make a bid for him in the summer.
The midfielder is also open to the move after having doubts initially. Although, the Gunners will still face the competition of Barcelona for his signature in the next summer transfer window.
ARSENAL AND MARTIN ZUBIMENDI TRANSFER LINKS FULL STORY
According to reports, Martin Zubimendi is open to joining Arsenal in the next summer transfer. The report also claims that the Gunners are ready to pay his full 60 million release. It also claims that the midfielder was first not open to the idea. However, Mikel Arteta and Edu Gaspar have convinced him that the Gunners project is perfect for him. The Gunners were even ready to pay his release clause in the January transfer window.
However, the midfielder would like to stay with Real Sociedad till the end of this season. Hence, the Gunners have not yet triggered his release clause in the contract. However, the Gunners will consider that option in the next summer transfer window. Hence, this could be a brilliant signing for Arsenal next season. The potential signing of the 23-year-old midfielder will also decrease the average age of the squad. However, the Gunners have to also keep an eye on the interest of Barcelona in Zubimendi.
BARCELONA ARE ALSO MONITORING THE SITUATION OF THE SPANISH MIDFIELDER
According to reports, Barcelona are also showing serious interest in signing Martin Zubimendi. Hence, they are ready to give Arsenal the competition to win the signature. La Liga sees him as a direct and long-term replacement for Sergio Busquets. Hence, both the Gunners and Barcelona are seriously impressed by his ability. The Gunners also see him as a long-term replacement for the aging midfield in the coming years.
Martin Zubimendi has also said in previous interviews that he would like to play in the Premier League someday. Hence, he has also rejected the approaches of Real Sociedad to increase his release clause fee in the contract. Hence, the wish to play in the Premier League is good news for Arsenal and bad news for Barcelona. However, Barcelona are hoping to convince him that he is their next Busquets for the long term. Although, it is sure that Zubimendi is also keeping an eye on the performances of the Gunners in the Premier League.
Hence, all eyes will be on Arsenal to make a move for Martin Zubimendi in the next summer transfer. All these rumors also suggest that the Gunners will not sign a midfielder in the January transfer window. Hence, it looks like the current Premier League giants have players midfielders like Declan Rice, and Moises Caicedo along with Zubimendi on the list for the next summer transfer window.
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