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The AS Monaco summer rookie Youri Tielemans has revealed he had the opportunity to sign at Arsenal. Focused on his playing time, the versatile medium preferred to refuse the offer of manager Arsène Wenger.
“I knew the Arsenal team was not going to change too much,” said the Belgian at the London Evening Standard, “the manager wanted to keep the same group to finish at the top of the Premier League table. I knew that I would not have much chance of being a holder, so I did not consider joining them, so I did not say ‘no’ to anybody. but I clearly knew where I wanted to go. ”
Thanks to his policy based on promising young people, Monaco, French champion and semi-finalist of the Champions League, had good arguments to convince the former player of Anderlecht.