But they could now live to regret their actions with Manchester United on the prowl for the 24-year-old, too.
It’s stated that Ten Hag, who managed the player for 3 years in Amsterdam, is fascinated by a reunion over at Old Trafford.
And United are actually ‘preparing a suggestion’ for the Argentina international, who featured in 24 of Ajax’s league matches last term.
The Red Devils will, nonetheless, must spend greater than £25m in the event that they’re to bring the South American to the Premier League.
The publication states that, if United do bid for Martinez, Ajax could have to significantly consider their offer.