Transfer reaction: 'It makes no sense!' - Why did Real Madrid send Martin Odegaard to Arsenal?
In the latest Eurosport show in partnership with The Beautiful Game Podcast, the team look at why it made no sense for Real Madrid to allow the talented Martin Odegaard to leave and join Arsenal midway through the season. Plus, more transfer chat around the biggest reports getting the football world talking.
Published 28/01/2021 at 18:45 GMT | Updated 28/01/2021 at 22:12 GMT
According to our transfer experts, Martin Odegaard's move from Real Madrid to Arsenal on loan made absolutely no sense.
In the latest Eurosport vodcast in partnership with The Beautiful Game Podcast, Marcus Foley, Dotun Abijoh and Justin Cole explored several big transfer stories, including discussing why it was totally baffling that Real Madrid allowed the young star to move to the Emirates Stadium.
There is great excitement over the Norwegian being in the Premier League and the impact he might make for the Gunners having shone on loan at Real Sociedad in La Liga last season, but the team cannot fathom Real's intentions.
"Real Madrid seem to be sending their best young players out on loan without a plan for them in the future," said Abijoh on the vodcast.
We're trying to make sense of a situation that makes no sense; Real Madrid just don't make sense!
'It makes no sense!' - What are Real Madrid doing sending Odegaard to Arsenal?
"Maybe in the summer Zidane will go and Odegaard will have a future at Real Madrid, but not with Zidane. So it is going to be interesting to see."