Why isn't Martin Odegaard at Euro 2024?

Norway captain Martin Odegaard, 2021
(Image credit: Getty Images)

Martin Odegaard is set to miss out on this summer's European Championship action in Germany despite a steady rise to become one of the best players in Europe over the past few years.

The Arsenal and Norway captain had arguably the best season of his career to date under Mikel Arteta in 2024, grabbing 18 goal involvements as Arsenal narrowly missed out on the title on the final day.

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James Ridge is a freelance journalist based in the UK. He recently spent time with The United Stand as an online news editor and has covered the beautiful game from England’s eighth tier all the way to the Premier League.