Martin Odegaard describes Dani Ceballos’ text message before sealing the move to Arsenal


Martin Odegaard joined Arsenal on loan from Real Madrid until the end of the season and the child prodigy has revealed he spoke to Dani Ceballos about the club before arriving

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Arsenal ace Dani Ceballos played a key role in encouraging Martin Odegaard to come on loan from real Madridthe Norwegian child prodigy admitted.

Odegaard was loaned out until the end of the season on Wednesday and accepted the vacant jersey with the number 11.

The Norwegian ace is the second player on loan from Real Madrid this season with Ceballos already at the club.

The Spanish midfielder has been with the club since summer 2019 after falling out of favor at the Bernabeu.

He had mixed success in the Emirates and only made three assists in the Premier League in 40 appearances. Though that doesn’t tell the full story of his contribution to the team.

Arsenal have confirmed Martin Odegaard’s arrival on loan from Real Madrid



Now, however, he’s also helped the club off the pitch and played a key role in convincing Odegaard to join.

The Norwegian told the club’s website that he had received a text message from Ceballos informing him about the club, the manager and the team in general.

Odegaard said it was crucial for him to already know a player on the Gunners roster to help him settle in.

Odegaard will wear the number 11 while on loan from Real Madrid until the end of the season


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“Yes sir, [Dani] Write to me the other day and he had nothing but good things to say about the club, the manager and everything, “said the 22-year-old Norwegian.

“That was important to me too and he was happy that I came here, so it was good for me to know someone here and also to hear from someone within the club. It is good.”

“It’s been some hectic days but I’ve talked to the club, the manager, and it seems like a great project and a great club.

“I’m just so excited and when I got the chance to come here I felt like it was a really good chance.

“So I’m really happy to be here.”

Odegaard could make his debut for the club against Manchester unitedalthough the association confirmed that the loan is “subject to legal and regulatory clearance”.


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