Emiliano Martinez eyeing European place with Aston Villa

Aston Villa hammer Arsenal

Aston faced off with Arsenal in the final Premier league tie before the international break.

The Gunners headed into the game in decent form, with their only losses this campaign coming against big sides such as Manchester City and Liverpool.

As for Villa, they had also had a decent start to the season but had lost their previous two outings.

Despite this, Dean Smith’s side completely dominated Arsenal on Sunday.

Jack Grealish and Ross Barkley ran the show, with the Villans eventually emerging with a deserved 3-0 win:

Martinez has European ambitions

Said victory means Aston Villa headed into the current international break sat 6th in the Premier League.

And though it is only early days, at least some at Villa are clearly taking a lot of confidence from their positive start to the campaign.

One such individual is Emiliano Martinez, whose shot-stopping exploits have been a key factor in Villa’s early-season success.

Now, following the win over his former club Arsenal, Martinez has outlined his ambitions to get Aston Villa into Europe:

“I said on day one my ambition is to be in Europe with Aston Villa. I want to take this club as high as possible and we are on the right path,” he said.

“Can it be done this season? Yes. But we have to work for it.

“When I decided to come to Villa it was because I trusted the manager and the club’s ambitions, and I knew how big Villa are. Some people do not realise how big Aston Villa are.

“They were all saying it was a step down in my career, but I always said it was a step up. We are going to hopefully have a really good season.”

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