Porto’s Jackson Martinez is set to make the switch to the Emirates this summer. [Picture: Reuters]
Good news coming out of Portugal are suggesting Arsenal are on the verge of signing one of Arsene Wenger’s recent most admired forwards.
Arsenal transfer target Jackson Martinez is on the verge of signing for a new club with the details of the transfer set to be announced ‘within days.
Arsenal were given the boost, when the 28-year-old striker squashed rumours of a move to Milan been done, sang the praise of Arsenal and one its living legends Thierry Henry. And many reports have move to suggest the player is closer to a move to the Emirates Stadium than the San Siro.
“I’ve always had two players I’ve admired above all others: Ronaldo and Henry. So I’m very happy he made that comment about me,” he said.
“Arsenal are a great team, playing in one of the best leagues in the world.
“I’m still waiting to see what the future holds. It’s not known yet but it will be known soon.
“Whether it’s England, Italy or Spain, the most important thing is that my family and I both feel well and I can enjoy my football.”