Tag: Real Madrid

210731 -- MIYAGI, July 31, 2021 -- Marco Asensio L and Dani Olmo of Spain react prior to the quarterfinal match of men s football between Spain and Cote d Ivoire at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Olympische Spiele, Olympia, OS in Miyagi, Japan, July 31, 2021.

Arsenal made £34million bid for Marco Asensio

Arsenal reportedly bid £34m to try and sign Marco Asensio over the summer but Real Madrid convinced the player to stay.
Burnley v Arsenal Premier League Martin Odegaard of Arsenal winks to fans following the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley Copyright: Russell Hart

"Odegaard is one of the main culprits" says Spanish publication

Martin Odegaard is one of the main reasons Arsenal are starting to win again, according to to Sport in Spain.
Burnley v Arsenal - Premier League - Turf Moor Arsenal s Martin Odegaard celebrates scoring their side s first goal of the game during the Premier League match at Turf Moor, Burnley. Picture date: Saturday September 18, 2021. Copyright: Anthony Devlin

"I am really excited to be part of this club" says new Arsenal star

Along with Aaron Ramsdale, Martin Odegaard was the key difference between Arsenal and Burnley on Saturday and the Norway international has been speaking about how excited he is to be at Arsenal.
Martin Odegaard signing for Arsenal (Photo via Odegaard on Instagram)

Arteta's no.1 summer target always wanted to join Arsenal - selling club held it...

Mikel Arteta says Martin Odegaard was always keen to come to Arsenal, and it was Real Madrid who held up and almost prevented a transfer.
Football - 2021 / 2022 Pre-Season Friendly - Manchester United, ManU vs Everton - Old Trafford - Saturday 7th August 2021 Paul Pogba of Manchester United warms up, at Old Trafford. COLORSPORT/ALAN MARTIN

Real Madrid to use Odegaard money to sign Paul Pogba

Real Madrid are planning to use the money they got from Arsenal for Martin Odegaard to sign Paul Pogba from Manchester United
Martin Odegaard after signing for Arsenal on a permanent deal (Photo via Arsenal.com)

Spanish media turn on Martin Odegaard for leaving Real Madrid

Martin Odegaard is receiving the same treatment from the Real Madrid-friendly press in Spain as Mesut Ozil did when he left the club for Arsenal.
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Official: Mikel Arteta signs his number 1 target for this window

Arsenal have signed Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid on what is believed to be a five-year contract.
Klagenfurt, Austria, 8th August 2021. Martin Odegaard of Real Madrid reacts during the warm up prior to the Pre Season Friendly match at Worthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt. Picture credit should read: Jonathan Moscrop / Sportimage

Martin Odegaard had Arsenal trial before Real Madrid move

Martin Odegaard had a trial at Arsenal before signing for Real Madrid, against the advice of a number of people.
Martin Odegaard celebrates scoring Arsenal's first goal of the game against Spurs during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

Personal terms agreed: All the details as Arsenal close in on £30m signing

Martin Ødegaard is set to rejoin Arsenal on a permanent five-year deal from Real Madrid for a fee of around £30m, according to reports.
Klagenfurt, Austria, 8th August 2021. Martin Odegaard of Real Madrid reacts during the warm up prior to the Pre Season Friendly match at Worthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt. Picture credit should read: Jonathan Moscrop / Sportimage

Arsenal growing optimistic over transfer of La Liga midfielder

Arsenal are growing optimistic over the signing of Martin Odegaard, with talks ongoing over the deal’s structure.
MALAGA, SPAIN: Martin Odegaard of Norway during the International Friendly match between Norway and Greece at La Rosaleda Stadium on June 6, 2021, in Malaga, Spain. Copyright: Joaquin Corchero

Midfielder's agents travel to London to secure Arsenal transfer: Loan with an option

Reports on an Arsenal move for Martin Odegaard are starting to pick up, with a loan and first refusal option the latest proposal making the rounds.
Klagenfurt, Austria, 8th August 2021. Martin Odegaard of Real Madrid reacts during the warm up prior to the Pre Season Friendly match at Worthersee Stadion, Klagenfurt. Picture credit should read: Jonathan Moscrop / Sportimage

Martin Odegaard has already picked his Arsenal shirt number

Martin Odegaard could be set to re-join Arsenal after it was reported Real Madrid were open to selling him and the Gunners were close to a deal, but Odegaard already has his Arsenal shirt number picked out.
Arsenal deals: Arsenal's Norwegian midfielder Martin Odegaard (L) gets instructions from Arsenal's Spanish manager Mikel Arteta (R) as he comes on as a substitute during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Manchester United at the Emirates Stadium in London on January 30, 2021. (Photo by Shaun Botterill / POOL / AFP)

Carlo Ancelotti tries to explain leaving Martin Odegaard out of Real Madrid squad

Carlo Ancelotti attempted to explain why he left Martin Odegaard out of his squad for Real Madrid's opening match of the season amid reports the 22-year-old is on the verge of joining Arsenal but he didn't do a great job.
Arsenal's Martin Odegaard and Brighton and Hove Albion's Yves Bissouma battle for the ball during the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Alastair Grant

Arsenal close to €50m Martin Odegaard deal

Martin Odegaard is on the verge of becoming an Arsenal player as they close in on an agreement with Real Madrid, believed to be worth around €50m
Dani Ceballos 10 Spain gets subbed out injured after a foul during the Mens Olympic Football Tournament Tokyo 2020 match between Egypt and Spain at Sapporo Dome in Sapporo, Japan. Egypt v Spain - Sapporo Dome

Ex-Arsenal midfielder's ligament tear misdiagnosed by Spain as sprain

Dani Ceballos picked up what was meant to be a grade II ankle sprain when on Olympic duty but it turns out it was actually a complete ligament tear.
EURO 2021, Nationalteam Portugal Training Training of the AA selection of Portugal Oeiras, 06/10/2021 - Training for the Portuguese AA soccer team that took place this afternoon at Cidade do Futebol in Jamor, to prepare for EURO 2020. Bernardo Silva Credit: Filipe Amorim

Bernardo Silva, Martin Odegaard or James Maddison: Arsenal’s choice

Bernardo Silva wants to leave Manchester City this summer and Arsenal could be banking on Mikel Arteta's good relationship with the player to try and sign him for less than James Maddison.
Emirates Stadium Arsenal's Martin Odegaard applauds fans after the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Alastair Grant

Arsenal have £42.5m backup transfer target if Maddison talks fail

Martin Ødegaard is still an option for Arsenal this summer, and he's likely to be the club's backup if they fail to sign James Maddison.
210731 -- MIYAGI, July 31, 2021 -- Marco Asensio L and Dani Olmo of Spain react prior to the quarterfinal match of men s football between Spain and Cote d Ivoire at the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, Olympische Spiele, Olympia, OS in Miyagi, Japan, July 31, 2021.

Arsenal are ‘Asensio’s last suitor’ say Spanish outlet

Arsenal have been linked with a move for Real Madrid's Marco Asensio, but according to a report from France, all the rumours are coming from the UK media.
Emirates Stadium Arsenal's Martin Odegaard applauds fans after the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Alastair Grant

Real Madrid set asking price for Martin Odegaard as finances force their hand

Martin Odegaard isn't ruling out a return to Arsenal this summer, and Real Madrid would be open to a departure for a fee in the region of €50m.
Martin Odegaard during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Thursday May 6, 2021. Copyright: John Walton

Arsenal target appears disconnected & set to leave Real Madrid

Martin Odegaard appears disconnected at Real Madrid and some in the Spanish media believe he's set to leave the club.
MALAGA, SPAIN: Martin Odegaard of Norway during the International Friendly match between Norway and Greece at La Rosaleda Stadium on June 6, 2021, in Malaga, Spain. Copyright: Joaquin Corchero

Arsenal still after Martin Odegaard as midfielder questions Real Madrid future

The Martin Odegaard saga continues to crop up as the summer goes on, with multiple new reports on his future over the weekend.

Arteta wants him: Real Madrid open to significant offers for key Arsenal target

Despite his public goodbye to the Arsenal fans, a Martin Odegaard transfer to North London still appears to be a possibility this summer.
Dani Ceballos attends the first training session of the team at Soccer City, in Las Rozas, outside Madrid, Spain, 01 July 2021. Copyright: Javier Lizon

Former Arsenal midfielder: "I want to succeed at Real Madrid"

Dani Ceballos is still holding on to his dream that he can make it at Real Madrid despite showing little over two seasons at Arsenal that would have excited the Spanish side.
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos during the UEFA Champions League Semi-Final second leg match at Stamford Bridge, London. Picture date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021. Copyright: Adam Davy

Arsenal make Sergio Ramos request but PSG deal now official

Arsenal asked to be kept updated on any future talks over Sergio Ramos' future but the player has now signed for PSG.
Martin Odegaard of Norway during the UEFA Nations League football match between Norway and Northern Ireland on October 14, 2020 in Oslo. Photo: Vegard Wivestad Grott / BILDBYRAN

Stronger than ever: Martin Odegaard stands out in Real Madrid training

Martin Odegaard 'dazzled' in Real Madrid training with one report claiming he has returned from his loan spell at Arsenal 'stronger than ever'.
Martin Odegaard celebrates scoring Arsenal's first goal of the game against Spurs during the Premier League match at Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday March 14, 2021. Copyright: Nick Potts

22yo midfielder says goodbye: The Arsenal family will always hold a special place in...

With his loan deal officially coming to an end earlier this week, Martin Odegaard has said his farewells to the Arsenal fans.
ESP: Miguel Ortega Gutierrez of Real Madrid during the La Liga match between Real Madrid and Villarreal CF played at Alfredo Di Stefano Stadium on May 22, 2021, in Madrid, Spain. Copyright: Ruben Albarran / Pressinphoto

Arsenal monitoring Real Madrid’s Miguel Gutierrez

Arsenal are monitoring Real Madrid 19-year-old left-back Miguel Gutierrez, hoping to take advantage of Real's congestion in the position.
Dani Ceballos admits Real Madrid wanted to keep him LONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 19: Eddie Nketiah of Arsenal celebrates with teammate Dani Ceballos after scoring his team's second goal during the Premier League match between Arsenal and West Ham United at Emirates Stadium on September 19, 2020 in London, England. (Photo by Will Oliver - Pool/Getty Images)

Manager explains why midfielder wasn't suited to Arsenal

Dani Ceballos looks like he will be on the move again this summer but he won't be coming back to Arsenal with his former manager saying he wasn't suited to the Premier League.
Martin Odegaard during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Thursday May 6, 2021. Copyright: John Walton

Arsenal still hopeful of signing Real Madrid 22yo

Arsenal haven't completely given up on signing Martin Odegaard this summer, despite the fact it's looking more and more unlikely.
Martin Odegaard during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Thursday May 6, 2021. Copyright: John Walton

Update on Martin Odegaard's future as Real Madrid plans become clear

Arsenal are unlikely to sign Martin Odegaard this summer, with the midfielder set to stay at Real Madrid next season, according to a report.
Martin Odegaard during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Thursday May 6, 2021. Copyright: John Walton

Real Madrid make Martin Odegaard contract decision

Real Madrid are reportedly preparing a new deal for Martin Odegaard with the midfielder's current deal set to expire in two years.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Real Madrid to sell Arsenal flop to fund Manuel Locatelli move

Dani Ceballos believes that he can become a Real Madrid player even though he mostly spent two years stinking up Arsenal and Carlo Ancelotti reportedly wants to sell him to buy Manuel Locatelli.
Martin Odegaard speaking to Arsenal.com after helping the club to a win over Leeds United

Martin Odegaard certain Real Madrid return will be successful

Martin Odegaard is sure his return to Real Madrid will be a success and he'd like Erling Haaland to come play with him in Spain.
Emirates Stadium Arsenal's Martin Odegaard applauds fans after the Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Sunday, May 23, 2021. Copyright: Alastair Grant

Mikel Arteta confirms Real Madrid talks planned

Mikel Arteta has confirmed that Arsenal will hold talks over the potential signing of Martin Odegaard in the next few weeks.
Martin Odegaard during the UEFA Europa League Semi Final at the Emirates Stadium, London. Picture date: Thursday May 6, 2021. Copyright: John Walton

Martin Odegaard doesn't want Real Madrid return if Zidane stays

Martin Odegaard does not want to return to Real Madrid if Zinedine Zidane remains manager according to reports in Spain.
Martin Odegaard celebrating scoring for Arsenal against Olympiacos (Photo via Arsenal on Twitter)

'Happy' Real Madrid man wants Arsenal move

Martin Odegaard is happy and would like to stay with Arsenal this summer but a number of factors are likely to make that transfer difficult for him.
Martin Odegaard of Arsenal reacts to Bernd Lenos own goal during Premier League match between Arsenal and Everton at the Emirates Stadium in London - 23rd April 2021 Arsenal v Everton, Premier League, Football, The Emirates Stadium, London, UK - 23 Apr 2021 Photo by Holly Allison/TPI/Shutterstock

Real Madrid want Arsenal midfielder in their squad next season

Real Madrid are counting on Martin Odegaard to return to their squad for next season, according to reports in Spain.

No desire to keep 24yo midfielder at Arsenal and player wants to leave

Dani Ceballos will head back to Real Madrid this summer with no plans to return to Arsenal and a move to a La Liga club on the cards.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his sides defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Real Madrid set €25m-€30m price for midfielder at Arsenal who wants out

Real Madrid believe they can get between €25m and €30m for their midfielder at Arsenal which will no doubt make quite a lot of fans laugh their arses off.
LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 19: Dani Ceballos of Arsenal looks dejected following his team's defeat in the Premier League match between Everton and Arsenal at Goodison Park on December 19, 2020 in Liverpool, England. A limited number of fans (2000) are welcomed back to stadiums to watch elite football across England. This was following easing of restrictions on spectators in tiers one and two areas only. (Photo by Peter Powell -

Error-prone Arsenal man likely played his last significant game

Dani Ceballos has probably played his last minutes of significant Arsenal action, with no permanent deal likely and little chance he starts any further games of importance.