Odegaard insists chasing Real Madrid was the best decision he made.

Martin Odegaard says leaving Real Madrid to join Arsenal was the best decision he made. After previously moving to the Bernabeu at just 16 years old.

The Norwegian playmaker moved to London from Spain for £30m two years ago after a successful first loan spell at the Emirates Stadium.

Odegaard was appointed captain of the Gunners in July last year. After becoming a key cog in Mikel Arteta’s team and establishing himself as one of the best players in the Premier League UFABET

He made just 11 appearances for Real Madrid’s first team and had no goals or assists. But explains that he has learned a lot during his time with the Spanish capital.

“My time at Madrid was good, even if some people think otherwise,” Odegaard said.

“I learned a lot, I grew up a lot and I trained with the best players in the world. But in the end, leaving was the best decision for me. I want to play more. and continue to grow”

“I got to play with them and I enjoyed it. Maybe the opportunity came too soon. But it was a great experience.”

“I am pleased with my decision and how I went through it. If I hadn’t played with Madrid, I wouldn’t have reached the level I have today.”

“The opportunity may have come too soon. But it was a great experience. I am happy with my decision. and the consequences If I had never been to Madrid before, I probably wouldn’t be at the level I am at today,” the highly-rated star concluded.