The north London membership had a €30m bid rejected earlier this month, sources have instructed ESPN, and have now made an improved provide though they continue to be in need of Ajax’s valuation, which is believed to be nearer to €50m.
Manchester United are additionally monitoring Martinez, however sources mentioned the membership are but to make a proper bid.
Martinez is considered open to a transfer however Ajax are underneath no monetary strain to sanction a departure. They’re bracing themselves from curiosity in numerous their gamers from United, who appointed their head coach Erik ten Hag in April.
Arsenal are eager so as to add higher depth to their defensive choices and look at Martinez as a participant able to enjoying at each centre-back and at left-back. His versatility as a potential possibility in midfield has additionally been mentioned.
In the meantime, Arsenal are set to finish the £45m signing of Gabriel Jesus from Manchester Metropolis. The Brazil striker was at London Colney on Tuesday present process a medical and is poised to signal a five-year contract.