Martin Odegaard left the Real Madrid assigned to Arsenal during the last winter market. The Norwegian expected to have more opportunities but Zidane He barely gave him a ball and the footballer asked to leave, finally getting it and joining with Dani ceballos in London.
After being isolated at home for testing positive for coronavirus, Zinedine Zidane He referred for the first time last Friday at a press conference to the departure of Odegaard.
“He wanted to go out, he wanted to play we have talked about it two or three times. I told him that he had to stay, fight, fight, this is long and we were going to need it, it was my request. Well, it was not like that, we decided it together and the important thing is that he is happy“, Zidane commented at a press conference.
But Odegaard is not seduced by the words of the technician Real Madrid. The Norwegian is very happy in London playing for him Arsenal and, as indicated from the islands Eurosport, He has no intention of returning to the merengue team while Zidane remains in command. He is very disappointed to have cut his loan at Real Sociedad to make him play so little.
In addition, the same media reports that Arsenal is determined to carry out the signing of Odegaard. However, the transfer agreement between the clubs did not include any purchase option, so the player must return to the merengue discipline next June.
It will then be a turning point in the future of Odegaard: Zidane could abandon ship and Real Madrid and the Arsenal They could negotiate the signing although there is also the possibility that he will return to stay.