Emiliano Martinez has confirmed his departure from Arsenal in an emotional message posted on his reliable Instagram web page.
Martinez is heading for Aston Villa, who secured their Premier League assign on the closing day of closing season, in a £20m deal, having excelled between the sticks after Arsenal’s current #1 Bernd Leno suffered a knee injury.
The Argentine spent 11 years on the membership – many times serving as their third-different shot-stopper – and loved loan spells at six diversified clubs, including Reading, Sheffield Wednesday and Wolves.
Though his movement to the Midlands is yet to be made reliable, Martinez’s Instagram farewell video – titled ‘Thank you @arsenal’ has all nonetheless confirmed his exit.
“I always had that feeling that I’d occupy my likelihood here at Arsenal, that season after season I was always looking for to reach wait on to the membership I esteem to occupy my likelihood,” the Argentine stated.
The 28-one year-damaged-down started Arsenal’s closing eight Premier League games closing season, keeping three neat sheets, and was a mainstay in their FA Cup triumph under Mikel Arteta.
Speaking about his impending departure, Martinez added: “For me, I couldn’t be happier to movement away by strategy of the front door with the Arsenal fanbase supporting me and the membership supporting me.
“I had 11 years on the membership, and even though it was a onerous avenue for me, and I suffered by strategy of my time at Arsenal, on the present time I am tickled and I tried to show conceal younger goalies how work can repay.
“All of them understood at Arsenal and they beef up me for my option. The Arsenal fanbase had been always there for me, I felt their esteem. Even when Bernd obtained injured this season, I received hundreds of messages love ‘we belief in you,’ ‘you’re our goalie’.
“That made me assured, made me obtain games and made me the keeper I am on the present time. They understood my legend and they esteem the formulation I labored in the membership. I am so tickled to be section of the Arsenal family for 11 years.”