Marvin Martin has put Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool on red alert after admitting he is ready to walk away from Ligue 1 this summer. Wantaway: France’s midfielder Marvin Martin (Picture: AFP/GettyImages) The 24-year-old, who is currently with the France squad ahead of Euro 2012, has told Sochaux officials he intends to move on, after the club suffered another disappointing league campaign, finishing 14th. ‘I’m ready to go and play overseas, but I have not made a decision about my future,’ Martin said. ‘I know there has been contact but I’m 100 per cent focused on France and the Euros.’ The aforementioned contact has come from other Ligue 1 clubs, with Lille leading the hunt for the Paris-born midfielder, but the former French Young Player of the Year also boasts huge interest from Premier League clubs. Arsenal, Tottenham and Liverpool are all long-term admirers of the forward, and have scouted him intensively in the last 18 months, fulling speculation that they will now move in. Martin is expected to be available for a bargain £8 million price, despite having three-years left to run on his Sochaux contract, that was only renewed late last year. He currently earns around £45,000-a-week on that deal, but is expected to command at least £60,000-a-week, if he moves to the Premier League as expected.
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