Arsenal keeper Martinez in emotional farewell in advance of suggested Villa move Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez

Arsenal keeper Martinez in emotional farewell in advance of suggested Villa move
Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez

Arsenal keeper Martinez in emotional farewell in advance of suggested Villa move Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez

Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez farewelled the Gunners in an emotional video in advance of his reported switch to fellow ideal League club Aston Villa.

In spite of assisting Arsenal to FA Cup and community defend glory within the absence of injured starter Bernd Leno, Martinez is expected to sign up for Villa in a £20million deal.

Martinez joined Arsenal from Independiente in 2010, though the Argentine goalkeeper has regularly been 2d or third preference at Emirates Stadium.

Announcing goodbye to Arsenal in an Instagram video on Tuesday, the 28-year-old stated: “thanks Arsenal. For me, I couldn’t be happier to go away through the the front door with the Arsenal fanbase supporting me and the membership helping me.

“I had 11 years on the membership, and even if it turned into a hard road for me, and i suffered via my time at Arsenal, today i’m happy and that i tried to show younger goalies how work pays off.

“when you paintings hard, you are not going to be satisfied the complete time, you’re going to have frustration, terrible times in existence.

“all of them understood at Arsenal and that they help me for my decision. The Arsenal fanbase were continually there for me, I felt their love.

“even if Bernd got injured this season, I acquired masses of messages like ‘we consider in you’, ‘you are our goalie’. That made me confident, made me win video games and made me the keeper i’m today.

“They understood my tale and that they love the manner I worked inside the membership. I am so satisfied to be a part of the Arsenal own family for eleven years.”