Atletico Madrid have reportedly agreed a deal with FC Porto beating Arsenal and AC Milan to sign Colombian striker Jackson Martinez. Atletico Madrid are closing in to sign another striker in the form of FC Porto star Jackson Martinez, reports Spanish daily, Marca. The striker was linked to both Arsenal and AC Milan but latest reports from Spain suggest that Atletico Madrid have agreed terms with FC Porto and only need to agree a contract with the striker himself. There has been a lot of speculation about the Colombian striker who is keen to exit FC Porto this summer. The Portuguese club’s president had earlier revealed that Martinez has chosen to join Milan after the Italian club activated his €35 million release clause. However, the striker had also come forward and expressed his interest in joining Arsenal. But it seems like Atletico Madrid has beaten both Arsenal and Milan to the Colombian forward’s signature. Miguel Ángel Gil representing the Spanish […]

Arsenal are close to signing Colombian striker, Jackson Martinez, from FC Porto for a fee believed to be in the region of £24.7 million. Jackson Martinez is ready to quit FC Porto this season and a move to the Premier League is on the cards as Arsenal close in on the Colombian. According to reports, Arsenal are ready to trigger a £24.7 million release clause in the striker’s contract and bring him to England. Other Premier League clubs like Liverpool and Tottenham are also believed to be interested in the forward but it is believed that the Gunners have agreed terms and the transfer will take place. Porto president Nuno Pinto da Costa had recently revealed his uncertainty over the player’s future despite the club’s eagerness to keep him. He said: “He’s a player we want to keep, but we cannot stop someone paying the clause. “Jackson went on vacation and so when he returns we will try to renew […]

FC Porto’s star striker, Jackson Martinez is all set to leave the club at the end of this season to join Premier League side Arsenal FC. According to media reports in Portugal, the Colombian international has a “principle agreement” or pre-contract agreement with the Gunners. It is believed that Martinez has already agreed personal terms with Arsenal. The FC Porto fans also gave Martinez a send-off in the club’s last game of the season. The Colombian striker’s buyout clause stands at £24.8m. Arsene Wenger had revealed earlier that he would make big signings once again in this summer. Jackson Martinez can very well prove to Wenger’s first big marquee signing of the season. Martinez can prove to be a handy buy for Arsene Wenger. Although Olivier Giroud did a commendable job for the Gunners this season scoring 14 goals in 26 games, Martinez’s inclusion into the squad will help the team to improve even more. Also, Wenger will have the option […]

Manchester United sent scouts to watch the Colombian striker shine in the Champions League. Manchester United will surely be in the market for a new striker in the upcoming transfer window. After the sale of Welbeck, failure of Falcao and age catching up with Van Persie, Manchester United are only left with two choices upfront, Wayne Rooney and James Wilson. While Rooney is still world-class and has a lot of football left in him, Wilson still needs time to get to the level of his compatriot. Manchester United might be planning to get rid of Falcao and Van Persie and bring in an established forward to support Wayne Rooney. Colombian striker, Jackson Martinez seems to have caught the eye of Louis Van Gaal as the manager sent scouts to watch him play against Bayern Munich, according the Daily Mail. The FC Porto player has previously expressed his desire to leave the Portuguese club after playing there for 3 seasons. And […]