Bad News: Arsenal Shockingly KNOCKED OUT Of Race To Sign Jackson Martinez

Porto's Jackson Martinez is set to make the switch to the Emirates this summer [Picture: Reuters]

Porto’s Jackson Martinez is set to make the switch to the Emirates this summer. [Picture: Reuters]

Arsenal and rivals Liverpool seems to have a lot in common these days in terms of transfer targets, with fresh reports that the Kop’s are planning a last ditch effort to steal Arsenal target Jackson Martinez.

Fresh news coming out of Portugal says that Liverpool have reportedly been offered the chance to complete the transfer of £24.8 million rated Porto star Jackson Martinez.

O Jogo per the Metro claim that Martinez’s move to the Gunners has stalled and Liverpool are hoping to complete a move for the powerful forward.

The Reds where dealt a transfer set-back in their pursuit for a striker as target Eduardo Salvio picked up a knee injury and is expected to be sidelined for months.

This has prompted the Anfield outfit to switch attentions to the Gunner’s target, with reports suggesting Liverpool are as keen as Arsenal to getting the deal done as soon as possible.

This report will come as bad news to Arsenal fans, who have all been excited at the club’s effort to land Martinez who netted 32 goals for Porto in the just concluded season.

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    stephen

    How is that bad news would he rather play champions league or Europa league? If we don’t get him I’ll take benzima and vidal.

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