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Arsenal's Captain Martin Odegaard Signs Lucrative Long-Term Contract



Martin Odegaard Commits Future to Arsenal With New Contract


Arsenal's inspirational captain, Martin Odegaard, has penned a new long-term contract with the club, signalling a resolute commitment to the Gunners' future endeavours under manager Mikel Arteta. The Norway international, now in his fourth season with Arsenal, initially joined the team on loan from Real Madrid in January 2021 and has since become an integral part of the squad.



Odegaard's remarkable contributions to Arsenal's success have not gone unnoticed. Last season, he was named the club's Player of the Season, an honour well-deserved after amassing an impressive 15 goals, all in the Premier League, to jointly top the club's scoring charts from midfield.

His performances also earned him a spot in the prestigious PFA Team of the Year, along with nominations for Premier League Player of the Season, Premier League Young Player of the Season, and the FWA Footballer of the Year awards. Additionally, he was named the Premier League Player of the Month for November/December 2022.


Reflecting on his contract extension, the 24-year-old midfielder Odegaard expressed his excitement as Arsenal.com reported: "Signing a new contract was a really easy decision for me for lots of reasons. Mainly what we are doing right now as a club is special, and I want to be a part of that. I’ve found a place where I can be really settled and call my home."



Arsenal's Sporting Director Edu also praised the extension, saying: "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."

As Martin Odegaard commits his future to Arsenal, fans can look forward to witnessing his continued growth and contributions as he leads the Gunners to new heights under Arteta. With his unwavering dedication and exceptional talents, Odegaard embodies the future and the enduring spirit of Arsenal Football Club.


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