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Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez dismisses concerns about his fitness

Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has dismissed concerns about his fitness after he missed the final game of the Premier League season. Martinez was left out of the squad for the 3-2 defeat to Manchester City and was asked about rumours he needs a knee operation in a press conference ahead of Argentina’s game against Italy at Wembley on Wednesday.
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Emiliano Martinez: Aston Villa goalkeeper signs contract extension to 2027

Aston Villa’s No. 1 goalkeeperEmiliano Martinez has signed a contract extension to remain at the Premier League club until 2027.The Argentina international joined the side ahead of the 2020/21 season from Arsenal and has been impressive for Steven Gerrard’s team. In his first season he equalled the record for most clean sheets in a campaign with 15 to his name.He only made his international debut in June but was named as the favoured keeper for the Copa America final where he lifted the trophy. Martinez has gained respect across the footballing world and has received high praise from Lionel Messi.The...

Emiliano Martinez tops Tottenham wish list if Hugo Lloris leaves this summer

An impossible coup? Perhaps, but in the past few weeks, as Tottenham have been quietly sounding out possible replacements in the event Hugo Lloris leaves the club this summer, one name has drawn repeated interest from managing director Fabio Paratici: Emiliano Martinez.The Independent understands Tottenham have been investigating the viability of luring the former Arsenal goalkeeper back to north London in what would be a spectacularly divisive transfer. Next summer, the Argentine No 1 will have two years remaining on the four-year contract he signed with Aston Villa in the summer of 2020. Since joining for £20m from Arsenal, Martinez’s...
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Cristiano Ronaldo's Manchester United beaten by antics of Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez

Safe to say that Cristiano Ronaldo won't be forgetting the name of goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez. Neither will Manchester United fans. In the latest instance of master gamesmanship by the Argentine, who pushes the limits of sportsmanship, "Dibu" Martinez was once again playing mind games on a penalty kick. It paid off for him and his team after Aston Villa shocked Manchester United in a 1-0 road win.
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WATCH: Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez gets in Bruno Fernandes' head before Man United penalty miss

The legend of "Dibu" grows with each passing day. Emiliano "Dibu" Martinez, the goalkeeper of both the Copa America-winning Argentina national team and Premier League club Aston Villa, talks trash with the best of them. Now, there are players who don't lack confidence but wait to trash talk after the fact. Maybe it comes after a goal, after a challenge or what have you, but Martinez talks the talk and then walks the walk. On Saturday, as Cristiano Ronaldo looked on, he got way up in Bruno Fernandes's face before the Manchester United midfielder missed a decisive injury time penalty that could have salvaged a draw for the favorites. Take a look: