One Gunners midfielder is hoping another man will stay with him at the Emirates Stadium beyond the end of an original loan from Real Madrid
Martin Odegaard is Arsenal’s future captain, Mohamed Elneny says, with a midfielder at the Emirates Stadium making no secret of his “desire” to see a permanent contract wrapped up for the Norwegian player .
The Gunners took a talented 22-year-old on loan from Real Madrid during the winter transfer window.
Odegaard has made a good impression at the Emirates Stadium and is thought to be boasting the potential of a potential leader on the north London field if a long-term contract with the Blancos is reached beating.
What was said?
Elneny has stated VGTV of a hot scene that first appeared on the scene as a talented 15-year-old: “You always see him coaching players, outside the dressing room as well.
“He talks all the time about the game and what we’re going to do. He has a personality as a captain. ”
Can Arsenal keep Odegaard on their books?
There is no option to buy into the deal that Odegaard brought to England from Madrid.
He has, however, struggled to make the desired victory in Spain after struggling with first-team chances at the Santiago Bernabeu.
Odegaard has said that an extended stay at Arsenal could be arranged, as he enjoys his time under Mikel Arteta.
Elneny hopes that a contract will be reviewed, adding that when asked if those in the Gunners ‘camp would like to see Norway’ s international stay: “We beg, we beg, we pray. ”
The bigger picture
Odegaard has already taken over one weapon this season, with it announced that he will be filling captaincy duties with his country.
He aims to take up a similar role at club level at some point in the future.
For now, however, its full locked focus has completed the current campaign as positively as possible.
A top-four finish seems to be longer than Arsenal in the Premier League, sitting 10 points off distance, but progress has been made to the Europa League semi-finals.
So a lot of cash is still available, with Odegaard looking to support that cause as he builds on the two goals he contributed to the Gunners ’rally collection purpose over 11 appearances.