Arsenal are looking to improve in the defensive department ahead of the new campaign. And it seems Edu has identified Lisandro Martinez as the ideal defender to help the Gunners.
However, It could be Louis van Gaal who plays the biggest part in ensuring a deal between Ajax and Arsenal for Martinez happens due to his World Cup squad selection in November. Another Ajax defender in Jurrien Timber has also been linked with a move away from the Eredivise but now this seems unlikely.
It would be unlikely for Ajax to sell both of their starting centre-backs in the summer transfer window….