Man Utd and Arsenal transfer boost as Lisandro Martinez tells Ajax bosses he wants to QUIT to play in Premier League | The Sun

LISANDRO MARTINEZ has allegedly told Ajax that he wants to quit the club and move to the Premier League.

The centre-back, 24, is wanted by both Manchester United and Arsenal to bolster their backlines.

The two clubs have both been haggling with Ajax over his transfer fee.

But it is the Red Devils that appear to be leading the chase after offering just shy of £40million for the Argentinian international.

Now both they and Arsenal have received a major boost after reports emerged that Martinez has told his employers he wants to depart for England.

Transfer guru Fabrizio Romano tweeted this update yesterday: “Lisandro Martínez, back in Holland today – he’s been very clear with Ajax telling the club that he only wants to leave to try his first Premier League experience.

READ MORE ON MAN UTD

The best casino offers from free spins and bonus cash to no deposit deals

Ronaldo’s agent ‘IN TALKS’ with Barcelona, Christian Eriksen AGREES deal

“Manchester United are pushing as ten Hag wants Lisandro as priority – Arsenal, still there fighting.”

And The Mirror also claims that the star “pleaded” with Ajax yesterday to “grant him his wish” to play in the Premier League.

They state that it is the second time in a week that he has expressed his desire to leave for either United or the Gunners.

Martinez has played under new Old Trafford boss Erik ten Hag for the past three seasons since he arrived at Ajax in 2019.

Most read in Football

'RAPE' COPS SWOOP

Prem star arrested at 3am on suspicion of raping woman on holiday in Med

RIK AND ROLL

Eriksen AGREES Man Utd move as he snubs Brentford to join Ten Hag revolution

PREM 'RAPE' ARREST

Premier League ace arrested for rape as 6 cop cars swoop on London home

ON THE RON

Ronaldo spotted for first time since not turning up for Man Utd pre-season

FREE BETS AND SIGN UP DEALS – BEST NEW CUSTOMER OFFERS

The ace enjoyed great success under the Dutchman, winning the Eredivisie title twice plus the KNVB Cup.

His displays in Holland have also led to international recognition.

Martinez has been capped seven times by Argentina, and he was part of the squad that tasted Copa America joy last year. 

    Source: Read Full Article