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Real Madrid close the door of Odegaard in the face of Arsenal

Real Madrid is closing the door on their English counterpart Arsenal seeking to extend the stay of Norwegian player Martin Odegaard in the team next season.

Defensa Central, a Spanish network close to Madrid, reported that the royal club has marked "non-saleable" on the Norwegian midfielder who plays at Arsenal this season with a loan from Real Madrid until the end of June.

The Spanish coach Mikel Arteta, the coach of the English team, wants to benefit from the services of the player in the coming period, by buying his contract permanently from Real Madrid.

The British newspaper "The Sun" confirmed that Arsenal is very interested in the survival of the player next season but through the purchase of the contract and not a new loan from Real Madrid.

Defensa Central explained that Real Madrid does not intend to give up Odegaard under any circumstances next summer, where the president of the club Florentino Pérez and coach Zinedine Zidane, convinced of the player's abilities and possibilities and think that he is a great player can succeed at the club in the coming years.