Newcastle striker Martins flattered by Arsenal link

But the 22-year-old insists he would like to stay at Newcastle.

Martins said: “Flattered? Well, maybe, you must be doing something nice to be linked with a club like Arsenal.

“If it’s true, I must say it was a good thing to have interested a club like Arsenal. But I have a club, which I am happy about. I am committed to the Newcastle cause.

“I am employed by Newcastle and I owe them my dedication and that is it.”