Arsenal cool interest in Martin Zubimendi

Arsenal are ready to move on from Martin Zubimendi with the Real Sociedad star keen on joining Real Madrid or Barcelona.

According to a report from HITC, Arsenal are frustrated by the lack of development in their pursuit of Martin Zubimendi, and they are ready to shift their attention towards other targets. The Spaniard, valued at €60 million, seems to have his heart set out on a move to Barcelona or Real Madrid.

Zubimendi has established himself as one of the mainstays in the Real Sociedad first team after coming up their youth ranks. The defensive midfielder has been a consistent performer for them, which has resulted in a lot of interest in a lot of interest in his services in recent times.

Arsenal keen on Zubimendi

Arsenal are one of the clubs who have been monitoring the Spanish international for a while now, and they are keen on signing him ahead of next season. The Gunners have him as a top target for the summer.

Mikel Arteta wants to sign someone who can help form a dependable partnership in the centre of the park alongside Declan Rice. He is a big admirer of Zubimendi, with the Spaniard being his first choice to reinforce the midfield.

The North Londoners have been working hard on a potential transfer for a while now. But, things have stalled in recent weeks. Arsenal are frustrated by the lack of progress. While they are ready to trigger his €60 million release clause if needed, the Spaniard is yet to give a green light to the move.

Arsenal cool interest, Zubimendi wants Barcelona or Real Madrid

As the deal has dragged on, the Gunners have informed the player’s camp that they are ready to move on if he does not accept their advances. Arsenal seem ready to cool their interest and shift their attention towards other targets.

There is a belief around the Emirates that the 25-year-old wants to join Real Madrid or Barcelona. While Los Blancos have been linked with Zubimendi, they might not make a move for his services this summer.

The Catalan giants are working on a potential deal, but the finances involved are making things difficult for them. Meanwhile, Real Sociedad manager Imanol Alguacil is confident that his star midfielder will continue at the club for at least another season.

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