Twenty-two-year-old is contracted to the San Mames until 2017.
Scouts from Premier League leaders Liverpool were in attendance as Real Sociedad took on Granada in La Liga on Monday night to run their eye over highly rated young centre-back Inigo Martinez, among other possible transfer targets too, according to reports in the Daily Mail.
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The Spain international has been making all the headlines back in his homeland so far in this campaign after turning in a number of fine displays at the back from the high-flying Basques.
And as a result of those eye-catching performances, Martinez is said to have been scouted by a number of big-name clubs from across the Continent in recent weeks as the summer transfer window gets ready to reopen for business once again.
However, it is believed that it is the Reds who are currently leading the chase for Martinez’s signature, although it is also understood that La Liga champions FC Barcelona are also pondering making a move for the central defender too as the Catalans continue their search for a long-term replacement for departing skipper Carles Puyol at Camp Nou next season.