Aston Villa goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez has been nominated for the celebrated Yashin Trophy and Arsenal fans have admitted their membership’s mistake in letting the Argentine go away the Emirates for under £22million final yr. The award was created by France Football again in 2019 which appears to recognise one of the best goalkeeper over the past yr. And Martinez has definitely had a memorable 12 months having helped Argentina elevate the Copa America Trophy on the again of a collection of gorgeous performances for Villa. Villa boss Dean Smith beforehand admitted {that a} goalkeeper wasn’t on the highest of the membership’s transfer wishlist earlier than the top of the 2020/21 Premier League season, however his judgment to drag out the stops to safe Martinez’s signature has been vindicated ever since. He is up towards some appreciable competitors in Leicester City’s Kasper Schmeichel, Atletico Madrid’s Jan Oblak, Keylor Navas of PSG, Bayern Munich’s Manuel Neuer and Inter Milan’s Samir Handanovic. Gunners supporters could be impressed with the early type of £30million arrival Aaron Ramsdale, however the England worldwide has his work reduce out to match the degrees Martinez has reached whereas at Villa prior to now 14 months or so. Arsenal fans have been reacting to Martinez’s nomination for the celebrated Yashin trophy throughout social media. @ Donny9421 : Arsenal offered him to insure beginning place of Leno. Who now needs to depart for a while already. What a loss, truthfully. @ iliass_afc : Emi Martinez favorite to win it, what have you ever achieved Arsenal. @ Tierneyfied : Come again king. @ JamalSheriff_ : We offered Martinez and saved Leno, now Martinez sitting fairly on a ballon D’or listing whereas Leno sitting on the bench on a staff in tenth. @ SJ_SR7 : I nonetheless like Emi, I all the time needed him to remain. Do you assume Emi Martinez can win the Yashin Trophy? Have your say within the feedback part… Read extra: Villa ‘plotting’ £25m transfer transfer Read extra: Grealish makes Villa remark after City query

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