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Martinelli and Martinez react to Mat Ryan move

Gabriel Martinelli, Alex Runarsson and Emi Martinez have all taken to Instagram to wish Mat Ryan well after the former Arsenal loanee completed his move to Real Sociedad this week.

Ryan proved to be a popular signing after arriving on loan in January. The 29-year-old gave a very good account of himself in the three games he played for Mikel Arteta’s side.

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Perhaps unsurprisingly, the Gunners were keen to keep Ryan. Sky Sports reported last month that they were one of the sides keen to sign the Australian this summer.

It was noted that he was expected to leave Brighton with his contract up next year.

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He has now sealed a move. However, he will not be playing at the Emirates next year.

Ryan has now completed a move to Real Sociedad.

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The news that he was bound for the Basque region did not go down too well with Arsenal supporters. Many seemed extremely disappointed the Gunners had not managed to strike a fresh deal.

Ryan has now taken to Instagram to express his delight over his move…

And in response, a number of former teammates have sent messages of support.

Martinelli, Runarsson and Eddie Nketiah were amongst those to reply. Former Gunners man Martinez and Brighton defender Shane Duffy also wished him luck…

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