DONE DEAL: transfer blow for Gunners as Colombian flop confirms La Liga move!

June 28, 2015

Arsenal have been heavily linked with Colombian flop Jackson Martinez after a stunning season where he managed to net 32 goals for Porto, Wenger was desperate to sign him this summer as they are in need to add top-class striker to face Chelsea for Premier League title race.

However, Porto striker Jackson Martinez has confirmed that he will join Atletico Madrid, despite interest from Arsenal and Italian giants Ac Milan.

“I can confirm I am going to Atletico,” he is quoted by AS as saying after Colombia’s Copa America exit against Argentina.

“I am going there for four years but I still do not know when I will be introduced.”

He added: “I have had great progression, always learning, always growing and now I’m going to Atletico where I hope to help the team and continue to grow as a player.”

Source : www.talksport.com