Aston Villa face competitors from Brighton for the signature of Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.
Rumours have been circulating in latest weeks of Martinez’s exit from the Gunners this summer season looking for common first-team soccer.
The Argentinian shined within the absence of Bernd Leno, who suffered a knee damage shortly after the Premier League restart in June.
Martinez has been on the membership for a decade and helped them win the FA Cup final season.
The 27-year-old is more likely to be relegated again to the bench with Leno now again match for Arsenal and that has led to curiosity from elsewhere.
Leeds had been linked whereas Aston Villa have been stated to be the favourites to land the goalkeeper.
They bid £15million this week, wanting Arsenal’s £20million valuation, however face a problem from the Seagulls.
The Guardian report that Graham Potter’s facet have entered the race for his signature.
It’s understood that he can be absent from the north London membership’s squad for his or her opening Premier League fixture towards Fulham on Saturday, with commentary of that match dwell on talkSPORT.
The report additionally says that Martinez and Arsenal are nonetheless concerned in contract talks however each Brighton and Aston Villa are able to ‘dwarf’ the wage on the desk from the Gunners.