Arsenal target Lisandro Martinez ‘hoping for Man Utd move’ with update ‘in next 48 hours’

“They were not so complicated because he already knew what he could earn at Lyon. Manchester United only had to go a little bit over that.

“I think he’s going to have a great time there because it’s obvious he’s a boy who is really made for English football with his dynamism, fierceness, and physical strength despite not being that tall. He really is a top boy.

“You all know that if Manchester United are in the market and you are a footballer, then yes, you go there and not Lyon.” Arsenal could also lose out on another top target, with Leeds star Raphinha wanted by Chelsea and Barcelona.

Meanwhile, United remain interested in signing Barca midfielder Frenkie de Jong.

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