Odegaard could well be tempted to Germany.
The future of Stromsgodset wonderkid Martin Odegaard remains in doubt, although Bayern Munich are ready to put their money where their mouth is, according to Spanish daily Marca.
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La Liga giants FC Barcelona and Real Madrid are also interested in the teenager – who turned 16-years-old on Wednesday – whilst the Daily Star reports that Arsenal, Liverpool and Manchester United represent the interest parties from the Premier League.
In fact Odegaard was invited to train with the Gunners, which the youngster has also done with reigning Eredivisie champions Ajax as well.
It’s safe to say that interest in the Norway international is rife, but Bayern are hoping to steal the march on their competitors by making him the best paid youth player in history.
The Bundesliga title holders are looking to tempt Odegaard to the Allianz Arena with yearly wages of €1m – a fee that could eventually increase to €2.5m.
The Norwegian’s father is closely monitoring the situation and is looking to weigh up all the factors for his son, ensuring that money is not the only thing that drives the eventual decision.
Pep Guardiola hopes that Odegaard will also be tempted to Bayern for footballing reasons, whilst Madrid are not willing to enter into a bidding war.