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​Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez attracted to Arsenal and Arteta plans

Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez is willing to leave for Arsenal this summer.

The Gunners are in hot pursuit of the versatile defender, who can play centre-back, left-back, and central midfield.

According to The Athletic, his versatility is something that Gunners boss Mikel Arteta admires greatly, and Martinez would be happy about playing multiple positions.

Arsenal are hoping to fend off interest from Manchester United.

Martinez's old coach Erik ten Hag also retains an interest in his signature.

Arsenal have already had a £34.5million bid turned down, and will have go in with a higher offer to secure the player.

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