High-flying party the one that awaits Real Madrid in Bergamo, where they will face Atalanta in the first leg of the knockout stages of the Champions League. Without a doubt, Zinedine Zidane, coach of the brand new winner of the First division, is more than aware of the tremendous demand that will mean measuring his forces with those of Gian Piero Gasperini’s troops.
In the meantime, Martin Odegaard (22 years old), on loan at the Arsenal by the entity chaired by Florentino Pérez, made the decision to opt for the proposal gunner during the winter transfer market. For now, it gives the feeling of having fit in wonderfully in one of the entities with the longest history in the world. Premier League, to such an extent that the British intend to negotiate its acquisition in their own capacity.
An investment of € 80 million
In any case, it would not be an operation exactly affordable from the economic point of view. As reported by various media in the United Kingdom, Real Madrid would have assessed the international’s pass with Norway at a not inconsiderable figure of 80 M€. Therefore, he would only contemplate dispensing with Odegaard’s services if Arsenal were willing to make such an investment for his pass.
“We have had Martin for a few months and first of all we have to make the most of this time with him to try to bring to the team all the qualities he has. At the end of the season, we will sit down and decide where we can carry that relationship forward. The timing is not just up to us. On the field, he is showing a lot of character and a lot of intelligence. These are characteristics that a leader should have. He has been here a very short time, but has adapted very quickly. He is receiving more and more respect for part of the players and staff, and their weight in the team will increase every week “, Arteta recently pointed out in a few words collected by the Mirror.