Aston Villa goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez, has stated he left Arsenal because of lack of belief.
The Argentine got here via the ranks on the Gunners after becoming a member of from Independiente in 2010 as a 17-year-old.
He was out on mortgage a number of instances, earlier than he signed completely for Villa in 2020.
“I really like every part about Arsenal,” Martinez instructed Sky Sports activities. “I nonetheless love them and I’m nonetheless watching the video games, however I simply felt like they didn’t belief me like they need to have.
“That’s the truth as a result of they stored shopping for goalkeepers to go in entrance of me and I used to be the goalkeeper from the academy.
“After I was on a excessive, I nonetheless felt like they didn’t deserve me due to the best way they had been treating me. They couldn’t assure me the video games I wanted, so I assumed that in the event that they couldn’t assure me the video games I wanted, then I’m shifting on.
“They didn’t say to me that I wasn’t going to play, they simply didn’t assure me the video games that I needed to play.
“So after 10 years, I made a decision to go away, and it was very troublesome. My household didn’t perceive why I used to be leaving once I was at such a superb degree at Arsenal, nevertheless it was my determination to go away and I’m actually proud I did it.
“It was a raffle, however I at all times consider that for those who keep within the consolation zone, you’ll by no means attain something in life. I made a decision to take the step-up.”