Argentina’s hero at the World Cup, Emiliano Martinez saw his future darken at Aston Villa, where Unaï Emery would campaign for his departure.
Emiliano Martinez is expected in Birmingham with a new status. And not only because of the coronation of Argentina at the World Cup and its crucial role in this conquest of Albiceleste. Emiliano Martinez has also become one of the most hated players in the (Site notre bureau spécialisé) world. Consequence of his attitude and his provocations after the victory against the Blues or that against the Netherlands in the quarter-finals.
These eccentricities could also have serious consequences for Emiliano Martinez according to the Daily Mirror. His inappropriate behavior would indeed have convinced Unaï Emery of the need to send him away during the winter transfer window. The Spanish technician, who had had him under his orders when he officiated on the Arsenal bench, was never a big fan of the Argentinian goalkeeper and would therefore campaign with his leaders for his departure.
If for his big comeback in the Villans jersey on Sunday, Emiliano Martinez had to be content with the bench, the former PSG coach was nevertheless reassuring in front of the microphones. “Emi is very important and he is number one”, he thus assured. But still according to the Daily Mirror, behind the scenes, Aston Villa was already working on his replacement. And if Unaï Emery dreamed of Yassine Bounou, it is ultimately Jordan Pickford who could land. The Three Lions goalkeeper has only a year and a half left on his contract at Everton and should not be retained