Man Utd have concern in race with Arsenal for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez

Man Utd have concern in race with Arsenal for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez

Manchester United could clear the way for Arsenal in the race to sign Lisandro Martinez due to concerns over the Ajax defender’s height, according to reports. The Gunners have already indicated to Ajax that they are willing to pay €30 million (£25.8m) for the versatile Argentine this summer. United have yet to make an approach but Ajax are keen to keep Martinez for another season and have set a €50m (£43m) asking price. But according to The Athletic’s David Ornstein, Mikel Arteta is keen on bringing Martinez to Arsenal and United may drop their interest as the 24-year-old may not meet their physical requirements for their defensive role. ‘Lisandro Martinez is a firm target for Arsenal for the left centre-back role and he can also operate at left-back in the …
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