After Paolo Maldini retired in 2009 no other could take his position in AC Milan with such greatness. Despite his conditions are yet to be seen in Serie A, the Italian club has already a new face to go for in the transfer market. The whole deal good hub the price of 36 million to bring the man to San Siro.
He has been considered one of Europe's future defenders. His versatility and his team leadership from the back has earned him a big respect from the media, his national team and many fans around the continents. It's a 23-year-old who could definitely be a good asset for the team coached by Stefano Pioli.
He emerged from Newell’s Old Boys academy, the same club that hosted Lionel Messi in his childhood before moving to Barcelona. Argentina’s Lisandro Martínez could be set to move to Milan in winter transfer market. After an impressive display in his first season for Aiax in the Dutch Eredivisie, he could be ready for a new challenge in Serie A.
Martinez had his stellar appearance in his country playing for newly crowned Copa Sudamericana Champions Defensa y Justicia in 2018/19 season. Used to play as a center back, former Argentina’s assistant coach Sebastian Beccacece turned him into a left back. Then, in Ajax, he was also promoted to defensive midfielder. His long-passing and his technique with the ball have caught lots of attention in both clubs.
A star for Argentina's future
As for his international experience he appeared in the Under 20 World Cup in 2017 sharing the team with some other Argentinian jewels like Cristian Romero, Lautaro Martinez, Exequiel Palacios and Juan Foyth. He made his international debut in 2019 for Argentina’s senior team and was called up for the last World Cup Qualifiers rounds.