Arsène Wenger says Emi Martinez has “all the qualities” needed to become a Premier League goalkeeper.
The Argentine stopper signed a new long-term contract on Tuesday after making 10 first-team appearances, and Wenger believes he has the attributes required to succeed here in the future.
“If you look at him, I personally see all the top qualities that a goalkeeper needs,” the manager told Arsenal Player.
“He has the stature, he has the passion, he has the technical quality, he has the decision-making, he has huge power and he’s not frightened of anything.
“I remember a game at Anderlecht in the Champions League - it was a decisive game where he saved us. In the League Cup, every time he plays, he does extremely well. I am very happy that he committed, because I think he is the future goalkeeper at this club.”
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