Odegaard is reportedly poised to sign a five-year deal with the Gunners to keep him on their books until the summer of 2026, reports the Daily Express.
Radioestadio reports the La Liga giants have moved to protect themselves with the shrewd inclusion of a first refusal clause in the framework of the deal, according to Radioestadio.
The 13-time European champions would then have the option to match the bid and bring Odegaard back to the Bernabeu for themselves, or pass up the opportunity and allow the other club to progress with the move.
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