• Arsenal get a boost when Man United abandons a move for an Argentine star owing to his height.

Due to Lisandro Martinez’s height, Manchester United is prepared to back out of their acquisition of the Ajax defender.


And Arsenal, who are also competing to recruit the youngster, may benefit from the choice.


The versatile Argentine has drawn interest from Mikel Arteta’s Arsenal, who have notified Ajax that they are prepared to pay €30 million (£25.8 million) for him this summer.


Although the Red Devils have not made any approaches, United manager Erik ten Hag is rumored to be interested in reconnecting with his former star at Old Trafford.


Ajax wants to keep Martinez for another year, therefore they’ve set a €50 million (£43 million) asking price to deter potential suitors.


David Ornstein, a reporter for The Athletic, disclosed

He claimed that Manchester United would like the player for the position of center-back, but that he does not satisfy the physical standards.


According to Ornstein, Lisandro Martinez is a “strong target” for Arsenal for the left center-back position and can also play left back in their eyes.


He has, of course, previously played for Erik ten Hag, and there are rumors that he wants to bring him to United right now.


Since I’m not aware of Manchester United wanting to deploy Lisandro Martinez at both left-back and center-back positions, there may also be questions about whether he is tall enough for both positions.


Currently, I believe Arsenal is the most likely location for