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​Arsenal raise offer for Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez as Man Utd interest intensifies

Aresnal are prepared to bring up their £38 million offer for Ajax star Lisandro Martinez.

The versatile defender, who the Gunners want to play left-back next season, is also wanted by Manchester United.

The Red Devils see him primarily as a centre-half under his old Ajax boss Erik ten Hag.

According to the Daily Mail, Ajax want £43 million for Martinez, who has informed the club he wants to move to the Premier League.

United are thought to hold the edge, but the player would consider Arsenal if they are the ones who agree a fee for his signature.

The 24-year-old is ready to make the next step in his career.

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