Arsenal captain Martin Ødegaard has signed a new long-term contract with the club, keeping him at the Emirates Stadium until June 2028.
Ødegaard joined Arsenal from Real Madrid in 2021, and quickly established himself as one of the most important players in the team. He was named captain at the start of last season, and led the Gunners to a fifth-place finish in the Premier League.
The 24-year-old Norwegian international has scored 15 goals and registered seven assists in 73 appearances for Arsenal in all competitions. He is a key player in Mikel Arteta’s side, and his new contract is a sign of the club’s ambition to challenge for major trophies in the coming years.
“Signing a new contract was a really easy decision for me, what we are doing right now as a club is special, and I want to be a part of that,” Ødegaard said. “I love this club and I love the fans, and I’m really excited to see what the future holds.”
Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta was delighted with Ødegaard’s new contract.
“Martin is a fantastic player and a great leader,” Arteta said. “He is a key part of our plans for the future, and I am so happy that he has committed his long-term future to the club.”
Ødegaard’s new contract is a major boost for Arsenal, and it is a sign of the club’s progress under Arteta. The Gunners are now building a team that can challenge for major trophies, and Ødegaard is a key part of that project.
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