Quotes suggest club have agreed to let star striker leave.
Arsenal have received a major boost in their bid to sign Porto striker Jackson Martinez after club president Pinto da Costa admitted to an agreement made last summer, according to the Metro.
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The in-form Colombian front-man has been enjoying another superbly prolific season in front of goal, and has also been linked with the likes of Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur.
Still, it now looks as though Arsenal are the main team ready to pay his asking price of £29.5m, with Porto’s president suggesting he is in his final season with the club.
“Jackson almost left last summer but we agreed he’d stay one more year,” da Costa said. “If somebody pays [his value] he will go.”