After a couple of days negotiations, Arsenal have finally reached agreement in a region of €40m with Real Madrid over a permanent deal of Martin Odegaard.
The Gunners have been pushing to land the Norwegian star over the past few days, before made a breakthrough in negotiations on Wednesday afternoon.
Odegaard, 22, is already completed his medical at London Colney on Wednesday evening and is expected to sign a contract which will last until 2026.
Ahead of unveils as new Gunners player, here at the remarkable performances of playmaker during his loan spent at Emirates in the second half of the last season.
The attacking midfielder joined the north London club from Real Madrid in January transfer window and started produced eye-catching performances before little injury problem hampered his display.
Despite no prior experience of English football, Odegaard, 22, quickly established himself as a key cog in Mikel Arteta’s midfield, brought quality, composure and an ‘incredible’ work-rate.
The playmaker’s pleasant display started against Olympiacos in the Europa League, – opened his Arsenal shirt in spectacular fashion against, lashing in a shot from 25 yards to give Mikel Arteta’s side lead before Gabriel and Elneny produced winner goals.
And this was followed just days later by Odegaard notching his first Premier League goal on the grandest of stages, in the North London Derby versus Tottenham, before produced Man-of-the-match display in Arsenal’s dramatic 3-3 draw at West Ham before the international break.
His remarkable performance in Arsenal’s comeback at West Ham before the international break, back in April regarded as best his best performer in Gunners shit and he has been rewarded in the form of individual prize.
The 22-year-old named the Gunners’ Player of the Month, beating out competition from Alexandre Lacazette and Kieran Tierney, in 2nd and 3rd respectively.
Odegaard will be hoping of continue his remarkable display under Mikel Arteta this season after showcased series of magic display in the middle of the park during his loan spent at Emirates stadium last season.
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