Why Arsenal are ‘going all out’ for Ajax’s Lisandro Martinez

An insight into why Arsenal are keen on Ajax’s Lisandro Martinez has been provided on Tuesday.

Argentine Martinez is currently playing at Ajax, where he has long showcased both his technical prowess with the ball and ability in the tackle – skills required by most modern defenders.

Martinez is also left-footed and is more than capable of playing as a left-back if required.

This has made Martinez a very desirable target in the 2022 summer transfer window, with Manchester United, now headed up by ex-Ajax boss Erik ten Hag, one of the main names linked with the South American.

However, in recent days, it appears as though Arsenal are the side most interested, with it reported on Monday that the Gunners had made a bid of £34m for the stopper:

Now, Caught Offside have shed some light on why Arsenal are so keen to land Martinez, reporting that there are major concerns about Kieran Tierney's injury record, leading the club to believe they need another player in to cover.

And as Martinez can play at left-back, he fits that role.

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