Arsene Wenger Reveals How Close Arsenal Came to Signing Barcelona Stars Lionel Messi & Gerard Pique

By 90min | Thu, 17 May 2018 13:43:53 +0100 | 38

ique ​Arsene Wenger has revealed how ​Arsenal attempted to sign Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique as part of the same deal that landed the Gunners Cesc Fabragas. Fabregas moved from Barcelona to the north London club in the summer of 2003 and quickly made his mark on the first team, becoming the side's youngest ever player and goalscorer. The Spain international went on to captain the Gunners, making 212 appearances before returning to Camp Nou. However, Arsenal had originally planned to poach two...

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