Register Login Scores

English Premier League

Official: Arsenal Confirm Odegaard Loan

Arsenal have completed the loan signing of Real Madrid attacking midfielder Martin Odegaard, the club announced on Wednesday.

Read: Official: 10 More January Transfers Confirmed

The 22-year-old joins the Premier League side until the end of the season, but the deal does not include an option to buy.

"It's great that we've secured Martin to come to us until the end of the season," Gunners boss Mikel Arteta told the club's official website.

"Martin is, of course, a player that we all know very well and although still young, he has been playing at the top level for a while.

"Martin will provide us with quality offensive options and we're all excited to be integrating him into our plans between now and May."

Odegaard made only seven league appearances under Zinedine Zidane in the first half of the campaign despite being recalled to the Santiago Bernabeu just one year into a two-year loan deal with Real Sociedad.

The LaLiga side also wanted to re-sign Odegaard in this window, but a call from Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta reportedly swung the player's decision in the Gunners' favour.

He will wear the No. 11 shirt that was recently vacated by Mesut Ozil.

Check out Arsenal's highest-paid stars below:

Take part in our Transfer Window Quiz and stand a chance to win one of 20 TAB betting vouchers worth R100 each!

Transfer Update: Salah

Pogba: Rashford & Martial Don't Have Cavani's Quality

The Top Goalscorers In Europe This Season So Far


Top 5

Parker’s Foul-Mouth Rant At Nurkovic?

125 May 13, 2021 12:54 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

Real Madrid Transfer Talk: Seven Out, Eight In?

19 May 06, 2021 12:29 PM in LaLiga

Pitso Punished, Hands Ahly Players 24-Hour Rest

78 May 13, 2021 11:57 AM in Players Abroad

12 Players Mourinho Wants To Sign

4 May 07, 2021 12:21 PM in Serie A

Khune To Step Aside?

36 May 16, 2021 08:59 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Parker’s Foul-Mouth Rant At Nurkovic?

125 May 13, 2021 12:54 PM in Kaizer Chiefs

CAF Announce Host City For Champions League Final

27 May 16, 2021 12:34 PM in African Football

Portuguese Defender Spotted At Naturena

45 May 15, 2021 08:27 AM in Kaizer Chiefs

Baxter Jets Out, Talks Ongoing

26 May 13, 2021 08:00 AM in Siyagobhoza

The Highest-Paid African Stars In The EPL

19 Feb 02, 2021 07:14 PM in English Premier League

Sundowns Most Valuable Left Backs Through The Years

13 May 13, 2021 04:18 PM in Mamelodi Sundowns

12 Players Who Went Bankrupt

23 Dec 07, 2020 12:34 PM in World News