Martin Odegaard will wear the number 11 shirt for Arsenal between now and the end of the season.
The Norwegian international’s loan move from Real Madrid was confirmed this morning, and he’ll follow such luminaries as Mesut Ozil, Anders Limpar, Marc Overmars and Andre Santos to sport that particular number for the Gunners.
Speaking about his arrival, boss Mikel Arteta said, “It’s great that we’ve secured Martin to come to us until the end of the season.
Martin is of course a player that we all know very well and although still young, he has been playing at the top level for a while.
“Martin will provide us with quality offensive options and we’re all excited to be integrating him into our plans between now and May.”
While Technical Director Edu, said, “We are delighted to welcome Martin to the club until the end of the season.
“I would like to thank everyone at Real Madrid and Martin’s representatives for their collaboration in making this loan move happen.
“Martin is an exceptional talent and we are strengthening our squad by introducing an exciting offensive player to the club for the remaining months of this season.”