Porto goal machine reveals childhood love for the Gunners.
Colombia forward Jackson Martinez has admitted that he would “say yes” if he was offered the chance to join Arsenal.
The 27-year-old has a £35m buyout clause in his current contract at Porto, which Gunners boss Arsenal Wenger is reportedly willing to activate.
Martinez scored 20 goals in 30 league games for Porto this season and he has enhanced his impressive reputation further at the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.
In the absence of injured AS Monaco star Radamel Falcao, Martinez has led Colombia’s attack and has scored twice in three games for the South America nation at the super tournament.
Martinez says that talks have taken place between Arsenal and Porto.
He also claims that he supported the Gunners when he was younger.
The Express quotes Martinez as saying: “I know that there have been discussions, but still no agreements.
“My agent is taking care of my future, right now I’m at the World Cup and only after the World Cup I’ll evaluate proposals.
“As a child I cheered for Arsenal, they play a game that suits me. If I had the occasion to play there, I would say yes.”
Next up for Martinez and Colombia is a quarter-final clash with hosts Brazil in Fortaleza on Friday.
The match will be Colombia’s first ever appearance in the last eight of a World Cup.
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