Manchester United report: Red Devils to challenge Arsenal for Ajax defender

Lisandro Martinez
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Manchester United will challenge Arsenal for the signing of Ajax defender Lisandro Martinez, according to reports in the Netherlands.

Last week, the Gunners had an opening bid of around €30 million turned down by the Eredivisie champions. 

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Alasdair Mackenzie is a freelance journalist based in Rome, and a FourFourTwo contributor since 2015. When not pulling on the FFT shirt, he can be found at Reuters, The Times and the i. An Italophile since growing up on a diet of Football Italia on Channel 4, he now counts himself among thousands of fans sharing a passion for Ross County and Lazio.