By Josh Barker

Marco Asensio

Martin Odegaard signs

The news Arsenal fans have been waiting for arrived on Friday morning.

The Gunners have officially re-signed Martin Odegaard from Real Madrid after his successful loan spell during the second half of last season.

Unlike in 2020/21, though, Arsenal now have Odegaard on a permanent basis.

Back with us 😍

✍️ Welcome, Martin

— Arsenal (@Arsenal) August 20, 2021

The Gunners are believed to have stumped up around an initial £30m for the midfielder.

Arsenal linked with Asensio

On the back of the Odegaard and Aaron Ramsdale deals, Arsenal look to be the biggest spenders in the Premier League this summer:

Busy day at Arsenal 🔴🤝

— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) August 19, 2021

Despite the fairly large financial outlay without any European football, Arsenal are still continuing to be linked with more players this summer.

And even though Odegaard is an attacking midfielder and should work well alongside Emile Smith Rowe, reports stemming from Spain have now linked the north London outfit with another creative midfielder.

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND - DECEMBER 29: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at American Express Community Stadium on December 29, 2020 in Brighton, England.The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

BRIGHTON, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 29: Emile Smith Rowe of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Arsenal at American Express Community Stadium on December 29, 2020 in Brighton, England.The match will be played without fans, behind closed doors as a Covid-19 precaution. (Photo by Stuart MacFarlane/Arsenal FC via Getty Images)

As per football.london citing Spanish outlet Fichajes, Arsenal have ‘made contact’ with Real Madrid over a move Marco Asensio.

The 25-year-old would feature 48 times for Madrid last term, scoring seven goals and providing two assists.

In terms of a potential fee for the 25-year-old, it is claimed Real believed talks should start at around the £35m mark.

Would Marco Asensio be a good signing for #AFC? https://t.co/h2esgnqqT5

— Arsenal FC News (@ArsenalFC_fl) August 21, 2021

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Premier League table

# Team MP D P
1 Liverpool FC 2 5 6
2 Brighton & Hove Albion 2 3 6
3 Everton FC 2 2 4
4 Brentford FC 2 2 4
5 Manchester City 2 4 3
6 Manchester United 1 4 3
7 Chelsea FC 1 3 3
8 West Ham United 1 2 3
9 Aston Villa 2 1 3
10 Leicester City 1 1 3
11 Tottenham Hotspur 1 1 3
12 Watford FC 2 -1 3
13 Crystal Palace 2 -3 1
14 Leeds United 2 -4 1
15 Wolverhampton Wanderers 1 -1 0
16 Southampton FC 1 -2 0
17 Arsenal FC 1 -2 0
18 Burnley FC 2 -3 0
19 Newcastle United 2 -4 0
20 Norwich City 2 -8 0
Player Team Goals
Fernandes, Bruno Manchester United 3
Ings, Danny Aston Villa 2
Maupay, Neal Brighton & Hove Albion 2
Calvert-Lewin, Dominic Everton FC 2
Jota, Diogo Liverpool FC 2
Greenwood, Mason Manchester United 2
Salah, Mohamed Liverpool FC 1
Antonio, Michail West Ham United 1
Doucoure, Abdoulaye Everton FC 1
Benrahma, Said West Ham United 1
Richarlison Everton FC 1
Dennis, Emmanuel Watford FC 1
Cresswell, Aaron West Ham United 1
Klich, Mateusz Leeds United 1
Duffy, Shane Brighton & Hove Albion 1
Alonso, Marcos Chelsea FC 1
Ayling, Luke Leeds United 1
Son, Heung Min Tottenham Hotspur 1
Wilson, Callum Newcastle United 1
Norgaard, Christian Brentford FC 1

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