Inigo Martinez made 237 appearances across all competitions for Real Sociedad, scoring 17 goals and supplying seven assists in return.
The 26-year-old is considered to be one of the best centre-backs in Spain.
The Spain international has been in impressive form for Real Sociedad this season.
Inigo Martinez has represented Spain at Under-20, Under-21 and Under-23 level, winning 20 caps, before making his senior international debut in August 2013. As a member of Spain national football team, Martinez won four caps.
Pep Guardiola is keen to secure new signing this winter, and Martinez could very well be a man under consideration. Martinez has been long term target of Guardiola as the manager look to bolster his defensive options for the second part of the season.
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According to the report, Manchester City will try to land Real Sociedad defender Inigo Martinez this month but must pay his full 32 million euros release clause. The 26-year-old was connected with a move to Barcelona this summer before the Catalan giants reportedly pulled the plug on a deal, but while the central defender remained with Real Sociedad, Pep Guardiola has now prioritised his signing. Martinez current deal at the club runs until June 2021. He was a part of Spain’s Under-21 European Championship winning side in 2013.
Will Inigo Martinez be a Manchester City player soon? Only time will tell.
The 26-year-old would be a very good addition for Manchester City and they can afford him as well.
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