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Goal-machine ‘wouldn’t hesitate’ to accept Arsenal move

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Jackson Martinez

Porto goal-machine Jackson Martinez recently admitted that he wouldn’t hesitate to accept the chance to play for Arsenal, as reported by the Metro.

With Olivier Giroud struggling for fitness and Nicklas Bendtner reportedly out for a month, as well as Theo Walcott set to be sidelined for a bit, Arsene Wenger may now have to delve in the transfer market and recruit another striker.

A lot of forwards have been linked with a move to the Emirates in the past month. But with The Gunners reportedly keen on Martinez, the Colombian’s latest comments will no doubt enhance their chances of signing the 27-year-old.

Martinez bagged an impressive 29 goals in 28 appearances in all competitions for Porto last season and has continued his fine form this campaign for the Portuguese outfit, finding the back of the net 15 times already.

Porto will desperately want to keep hold of their prized asset and so it will take a huge bid (around the £30 million mark) from the Gunners to get them onto the negotiation table.

However, Martinez, who still has two-years left to run on his existing deal, is clearly keen on a move away from Porto this month:

‘I cheered for Arsenal when I was a kid – I love their style of play,’

‘It’s flowing and open with a lot of first touch passes. It would be suitable for a player like me.

‘If I get a chance to play for a high level club like Arsenal I wouldn’t hesitate to accept it.’

What more do you need Wenger? Make this happen!

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  • wizdom says:

    How many have ever watch him playing; i personal haven’t ever watch his match ƒ?? a day, i wouldn’t suggest arsenal to buy him, buh i will prefer costa or mario madzuki or any promising player like the way he brought edwado then… That’s my suggestion.

    • Antique Gunmen says:

      That’s the use of “google” mate. Just type Jackson Martinez and find out who he is. Basically he has strength (185cm-about 6,1 feet) and pace combine with skills and clinical finish.
      This man has the same class with Costa, Lewandowski, or Dzeko, even faster then all of them.

  • Ricksonkadia says:

    I love the way he play the ball but my prefer choice is diego costa who have baged 19 goals this season.

  • arsenali28 says:

    Not sure if you are a big enough player to play for arsenal fc..we are tired of trainee players…big player wenger.!..berbetov for 2 year contract for now..then a big player end of season ..go for it…

    • Antique Gunmen says:

      You weren’t suggesting to put our entire title campaign in a shoulder of a Fulham bench warmer, did you?
      Berba WAS great. That’s mean past tense dude!

  • jo boy says:

    I tink a big striker like costa will be d best for us arsene wenger pls try him so dat we can battle for dis silverware

  • gings says:

    We need to buy big but some one that knows the English game like ba from Chelsea would do nicely I feel we need this title

  • Zinyengo Mzumara says:

    we dont want if we buy someone 2take lenthy time 2 settle,thus why it z better 2buy within EPL cos the player knws already the system,i feel lyk BA,Remy n Lukaku can do as good job

  • thomas says:

    jackson he is a pretty player with pace ed areal balls is gd ed powerful scorering its not aproblem to him

  • Taiwo says:

    Bring on barbertov!

  • alpha amadu barrie says:

    bring on suarez,berbatov or remy that can b great to choose btwn these three super strikers

  • olamide says:

    Martinez is a good player but I prefer costa

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