Captain fantastic Martin Ødegaard has signed a new long term contract with Arsenal that will extend his stay to June 2028.
Speaking after the news, Odegaard revealed how easy of a decision it was signing a new contract as he wants to be part of the special things happening at the club right now.
“Signing a new contract was a really easy decision for me, what we are doing right now as a club is special, and I want to be a part of that,” he said
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Also speaking was Sporting Director Edu who noted that the news was great as the Norwegian player has so much quality and a joy to watch.
“To agree and complete a new contract with Martin is such great news for us all. He is our captain, an experienced international and a player who gives us so much quality and joy every time he plays for us.
“Martin is still only 24 years old, so there’s still much more to come from him, and we’re delighted that we will be together in the forthcoming years. Our aim is to keep our best players, and with Martin now also included, we’re pleased to have completed new long-term contracts with a number of our most important young players in recent months.” said Edu
Manager Mikel Arteta noted Martin Odegaard’s top quality that has been consistent at such a high level.
Martin signing a new long-term contract is such good news for everyone connected with Arsenal. He is our captain and a hugely respected person at our club, who is a great role model and professional, bringing quality and maturity in everything he does. On the pitch, as everyone has seen, Martin is a young player of top quality who consistently contributes at a such a high level.
“As a manager, working with Martin the person and the player is an absolute joy, and it’s great that after experiencing a number of clubs already in his career, he is now settled and really feels at home at Arsenal. We all look forward to continuing our journey with Martin in the years to come.” said Arteta