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Sociedad boss confirm they won’t move for Odegaard

Sat 23 January 2021 | 8:04

Although the Norwegian spent a productive loan spell at the club last season, Imanol Alguacil says his side were never in the running to re-sign the teenager from Real Madrid.

According to Goal,

Arsenal

are reportedly on the verge of signing

Martin Odegaard

from the Los Blancos on loan, and

Real Sociedad

manager confirmed the Gunners won’t face competition from them for signing the teenager, who scored seven goals in his 36 Sociedad matches the last term.

“I don’t think that was an option at any time

,”

Imanol

told a press conference.

“Clearly, with everything that he showed [here], what a good player he is, the team would grow even more, but at no time has there been any possibility that he would return here.”

Their top scorer,

Willian Jose

, is set to leave Spain to join Wolves, who are suffering from the absence of

Raul Jimenez

.

Sociedad

are hoping to bring in the 24-year-old

Carlos Fernandez

from

Sevilla

as a replacement.

"Negotiations are advanced [with Wolves], also with Carlos Fernandez, although I will not assess anything until everything is done.

“For now, we will lose Willy for tomorrow, but I do not want to talk any more because it is very advanced, but not closed and now you know how these things are.

“He understood that he had to play [against Cordoba] to win and in fact he scored both goals.”


source: SportMob