Emiliano Martinez: The Best Backup Backup Keeper in the League

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  1. THunter

    THunter NOT In A Caravan Trusted

    Told you.
     
  2. Aevi

    Aevi Hands down best mod -Trilly (probably) Moderator

    It wasn't actually a pen though as we saw through the replays, Martinez didn't touch Townsend until he was already sprawled on the floor, the diving c*nt. He made the wrong decision coming for the ball though.

    Overall he had a solid game I thought, his distribution was good (only trouble was CP's players were mostly bigger than ours so they'd often win the balls) and he made several good saves. Not at fault for any of the goals bar the pen I guess.
     
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  3. NieThePiet

    NieThePiet Loves Overhyping Our Rivals



    Good Luck at Getafe.

    Hopefully he will their first keeper, Back-Up would make no sense.
     
  4. LoneGunner83

    LoneGunner83 Active Member

    He needed a loan after so long as a part-time bench player.

    I like what I've seen from Martinez, and with Cech entering the twilight of his career and Ospina not certain to remain at Arsenal long-term, opportunities abound if he performs.

    That said, a loan is oft a death-knell for an Arsenal career.
     
  5. Aevi

    Aevi Hands down best mod -Trilly (probably) Moderator

    Expected, seeing Ospina's latest comments. Good luck to him.
     
  6. Garrincha

    Garrincha Wilf Zaha Aficionado

    Hopefully this mean Cech gets PL & CL... Ospina the domestic cups (if we really have to play the guy).
     
  7. Impact

    Impact Well-Known Member

    Think he's a better fit for PL than Ospina. Should have moved on Ospina this summer.
     
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  8. GDeep™

    GDeep™ Protector of RonaldoMadness

    My mate is a Wolves fan who has a soft spot for Arsenal and attends all the Wolves home games, says Martinez was far from convincing when on loan there.
     
  9. Fawwaz Ahmed

    Fawwaz Ahmed Member

    You mean the PL & EL

    Gotta get used to it for this season boys.
     
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  10. arsmile

    arsmile Well-Known Member

    does that leave us short without a 3rd senior GK at the club?...let's get jens to register again
     
  11. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

  12. Emeryates

    Emeryates Just Here For Heccy

    Wow, he's already 25, thought he was younger
     
  13. Mark Tobias

    Mark Tobias Mr. Agreeable

  14. Mraven

    Mraven Well-Known Member

    Will be interesting to see what happens with our young keepers under the new regime. Although Martinez haven’t had the most impressive loans, he was decent whenever called upon as 3rd choice here. Remember Wenger spoke about his good attitude and professionalism
     
  15. albakos

    albakos Arséne Wenger: "I will miss you" Administrator

    He doesn't strike you as a confident keeper. Maybe the lack of first team opportunities, but he had some poor displays, notably conceding 5 against mighty Reading :)
     
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  16. Emeryates

    Emeryates Just Here For Heccy

    He was really poor in that game, directly at fault for at least two of those goals
     
  17. Stannis

    Stannis Well-Known Member

    I don’t know what gonna happen to him unless he is content to play as a number 3 for the rest of his career. I think he has the ability to at least be a solid number 2, but he needs a loan where he actually does play
     
  18. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    Perhaps the club will look to get him out on loan again if unable to shift both Cech and Ospinaaa. Assume both will be gone by next summer so have him take up the number 2 spot then.
     
  19. Ricardinho

    Ricardinho La Liga Correspondent

    Back doing training already

     
  20. Aevi

    Aevi Hands down best mod -Trilly (probably) Moderator


     
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