Mikel Arteta defends the decision for selling Emiliano Martinez by Arsenal. The Arsenal Boss has all the backing behind the Club’s decision to sell the Argentina Goalkeeper. Emiliano Martinez was an Important figure during Arsenal’s pursuit of the FA Cup last year. The North-London club defeated Manchester City in the Semifinals and Chelsea in the Final of the FA Cup.
Emiliano Martinez was given a chance to play for the Arsenal main team after spending almost a Decade on the Bench. He replaced injured Bernd Leno as the Goalkeeper for the Gunners last season. Following the German Goalkeeper’s injury, Martinez started the games for Arsenal and produced Stellar performances. The 29-year-old Goalkeeper helped Arsenal clinch their 14th FA Cup title.
Arsenal’s decision to let Emiliano Martinez move to Aston Villa has raised a lot of questions, after his performances at Villa Park. Meanwhile, Mikel Arteta has ruled out any feelings of regret after Arsenal sold him to Aston Villa for €20 Million. The Former Manchester City Assistant manager is happy with Aaron Ramsdale presence as the First choice Goalkeeper.
Mikel Arteta not much bothered after Emiliano Martinez’s Departure
“We made decisions with the best possible interest of the club. But as well a big participant was Emi. He got to a point in his career where under me he started to play big games very well. It was urgent for him because he wanted to play so long. He’s a great kid. I played with him I managed him. I can say that I’m happy for him“he said after Arsenal’s match against Aston Villa
Emiliano Martinez shipped three goals to Arsenal in a 3-1 defeat at the Emirates on Friday night, including a Pierre Emrick Aubameyang tap-in after he had initially saved the striker’s penalty. Martinez also became the Player of the Month for Aston Villa last month.
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