Bayern Munich eyeing move for Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martínez

It is an open secret that Bayern need to sign a goalkeeper. The reports in France suggested that Bayern Munich are eyeing move for Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez. He has been subject to interest from various European clubs.

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The Argentina international was signed by Aston Villa in September 2020 from Arsenal for a fee of 17.4 million euros. He has a contract until 2027 with the club.

Since his arrival from Arsenal, Martínez has conceded 114 goals and provided 30 clean sheets in 91 games for Aston Villa.

The 30-year-old is the best goalkeeper in Argentina. As a member of Argentina national football team, Emiliano Martínez won 26 caps.

His impressive performances this season have apparently caught the eye of some of Europe’s big clubs.

Bayern Munich are looking to sign a goalkeeper and have identified the 30-year-old as potential transfer target.

The report claims that Bayern have extensively scouted Martínez and are considering a move for the goalkeeper.

The former Arsenal man has the quality and the experience to make an immediate impact at Allianz Arena.

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According to the report, “Bayern Munich are a shock contender to sign Aston Villa number one Emi Martinez. The Argentina goalkeeper has seen his stock rise through the roof at the World Cup in Qatar. Martinez was the hero for his nation in more than one penalty shootout on the way to glory on Sunday against France in the final. According to French outlet Media Foot, Bayern are now monitoring the wantaway Villa star for a summer transfer. The Bavarian club may be looking to secure Martinez as a replacement for veteran Manuel Neuer, who is out for the season with a broken leg. Martinez’s agent recently admitted to an Italian outlet that his client may want to move to a Champions League club in January or the summer.”

Aston Villa feel under no pressure to sell and will “demand a significant fee” before letting him go.

Bayern will have to present a really enticing offer to bring Aston Villa to the negotiating table. The Reds have the resources to tempt them but it will be interesting to see if they are willing to overpay for the player.

Good signing for Bayern Munich?

If Bayern and Julian Nagelsmann are seriously considering a goalkeeper, Martínez could also prove to be a smart option.

All in all, Emiliano Martínez will be an ideal choice for Nagelsmann as he ticks all the right boxes in terms of what he demands from his goalkeepers.

Will Emiliano Martínez be a Bayern Munich goalkeeper soon? Only time will tell. Thanks to his great displays, he’ll be at a much bigger club than Aston Villa this time next year.

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Enzo Cattaneo

Naples-born Enzo Cattaneo has spent more than a decade living in Madrid and writing about Spanish football, German football and the Premier League for various Spanish football websites and now he writes about World football for World Football Rumours. He's been thinking about football transfers and rumours pretty much nonstop since the 2002 FIFA World Cup in South Korea.

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