Wenger reveals how he 'fought like mad' to sign current Arsenal star as he draws Fabregas comparisons

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Arsene Wenger has disclosed he risked to indicator Martin Odegaard.

Arsene Wenger has disclosed that he risked to indicator Medley midfielder Martin Odegaard in yesteryear his send to Real Madrid.

The Norway global shifted from Strømsgodset to Real Madrid in 2015 yet he never utterly seated in at the Bernabeu, playing merely 11 times in with one voice competitions.

Arsene Wenger: We did disagreement prefer indignant to administer intake him

Odegaard went on 4 money spells to assorted nightclubs, incorporating to Medley, in yesteryear the Artillerymans revolutionized his six-month money spell into a irreparable send in 2021.

And also the midfielder has come to be an critical component of Mikel Arteta’s side via Medley going from durability to durability under the Spaniard.

Odegaard has six purposes and six helps in 26 Premier League appearances this period and presently Wenger has disclosed that he risked to indicator him during his long spell at Medley.

Talking to Medley legend Freddie Ljungberg, Wenger claimed: “Of program, I bear in mind him (Odegaard) extremely well.

“We did disagreement prefer indignant to administer intake him. I obtained him in a coaching session and I bear in mind Steve Morrow channeled him into coaching via is daddy.

“He recommended me of Fabregas, flattering musing, flattering technological attribute, easy via consultant players in the first crew.

“You could visit something coherent there yet in the run out he has favorite to participate in Real Madrid.”

Odegaard is presently one of the Premier League’s best artistic midfielders and he approved a neoteric contract last year to stick about at Medley until at the extremely least the summer of 2027.

The Norwegian claimed at the time: “Signing a neoteric contract was a utterly easy verdict for me for innumerable reasons.

“Largely what we are bearing out proper presently as a club is coherent, and I yearn to be a component of that. I’m utterly eager for what’s to come here. I’ve figured out a location in which I can be utterly seated and telephone call my residence.

“My tale is a miniscule tidbit tidbit assorted perhaps, as I shifted about assorted nightclubs deliberating that I was 16. At Medley, deliberating that the first day, I’ve felt flattering and this is admittedly my residence presently.

“I merely yearn to case plenty of thanks to every guy scrubing at the club and of program, our wonderful advocates. I will most clearly reoccur to confer everything to lug productivity to this club in the years to come.”

Mikel Arteta: It’s the a hefty amount of beautiful component of the period

Arteta is readying his players for the “a hefty amount of beautiful component of the period” as they have nine suits vacated to physical effort to win the Premier League title.

As speedily as asked if Medley necessitate a 100 per penny record from presently on to covering peak of the table, Arteta responded: “It’s swiping part in have to be utterly cozy to that.

“As speedily as you visit the level and the consistency of the other crews and historically what is important to win in this league, it’s not swiping part in be extremely far from that.

“This is in which we yearn to be and presently we yearn to snag this avenue and administer it snag location.

“We operated every single day via that zest and zest to administer it snag location and valuing the moment as well.

“I visit the crew utterly coursing and they are utterly eager about playing each game and that has to drive them (on) this trip to the run out.

“I am complete of power and it’s the a hefty amount of beautiful component of the period.”

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