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‘Emiliano Martinez Is 100% Focused On Villa Now That World Cup Drama Is Over’


World Cup winning goalkeeper, Emiliano Martinez is back to his club, Aston Villa and his club coach, Unai Emery has stressed that the controversial goalkeeper is now focused on the team.

The celebrations of Emiliano Martinez following Argentina’s World Cup victory were the subject of discussions both on mainstream and social media.

Martinez, 30, has been under fire for a number of his post-finale gestures, including a crude gesture with his Golden Glove trophy.

Emiliano Martinez Is 100% Focus On Villa Now That World Cup Drama Is Over

Emiliano Martinez making crude gesture with his Golden Glove trophy on December 18.

Due to the controversial celebrations of the Argentine goalkeeper, coach Emery promised to have a talk with him in December.

Martinez, who sat on the bench for his team’s victory over Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday, is anticipated to start against Wolverhampton Wanderers on Wednesday.

After a thrilling final ended 3-3 on December 18, Argentina defeated France 4-2 on penalties in Qatar and the Villa goalkeeper was at the center of the victory and the celebrations.

“Now his focus is 100% with Aston Villa,” Emery said ahead of his team’s clash with Wolves which will kick off at 21:00 on Wednesday.

“For us he is very important and we can be proud of him for being a winner at the World Cup.

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“He had training two days, Friday and Saturday, and now more sessions so I think he will be ready after his rest and after the emotion he had with winning this World Cup.”

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