Agent confirms Jackson Martinez has snubbed Arsenal and Liverpool to join Atletico Madrid

first_img1 Jackson Martinez has snubbed interest from Arsenal and Liverpool to sign for Atletico Madrid, according to the player’s agent.The Colombian has been heavily linked with a move away from Porto this summer after scoring 32 goals in all competitions last season.Arsenal and Liverpool had been tracking the striker, while AC Milan were also believed to be interested.However, they have now all been beaten to the 28-year-old’s signature by Atletico, with Martinez’s agent Luiz Henrique Pompeo confirming he is set for Spain.“It’s true, he’s signed a four-year deal with Atletico,” Pompeo told Calciomercato.“They are a club that has been interested in Jackson for a long time and in the end they presented him with the right offer.“We thank Milan for everything they’ve done, but the player has chosen another project.“He thinks that the Rossoneri are a very important team, but in the end he had to make a choice and you can’t play for two different clubs.“There was some gossip about Napoli and Roma, but never at an in-depth level. In Italy only Milan did something significant and concrete.” Jackson Martinez last_img read more