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Arsenal fans are furious over ‘ridiculous’ Emiliano Martinez transfer comments – Birmingham Live

October 1, 2020

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Arsenal fans have hit back at Tony Adams after his comments about Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez.

Martinez wassnapped up by Villa for around £20millionand has enjoyed a brilliant start to life asDean Smith’snumber one.

He recordedVilla’sfirst clean sheet in 27 matches away from the home inthe 3-0 win at Fulham on Monday nighthavingsaved a penalty on his debutin the victory over Sheffield United.

Adamsquestioned Arsenal’s decision to allow Martinez to leaveafter he impressed when stepping in for the injured Bernd Leno at the back end of last season.

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“Martinez was incredible in their cup run. He was absolutely sensational,” the former Gunners captain toldAstro SuperSport.“What Leno does struggle with, for me, is crosses.

“Arteta’s gone, ‘No, Leno is my number one, I like him’ and he’s put all his faith in him. But I don’t believe that he’s a top-four goalkeeper.

“Martinez, it was coincidence, everything fell into place for Arsenal in the cup competition last year.

“This goalkeeper comes in – been at the club for 10 years and not played 10 games – and he stops everything! He was a man possessed, he was absolutely incredible.

“For me he was the number one… but Arteta’s the man and he’s chosen a different goalkeeper.”

The comments left a number of Arsenal fans on social media furious, with one saying: “Tony Adams, great player, great captain. Absolutely shocking opinions.”

“Tony Adams is wrong,” wrote another. “Leno is a top 4 keeper. But we are not a top 4 team yet in terms of squad quality.”

A third posted: “May not command his area as we’d lik