Arsene Wenger reveals Arsenal’s failed transfer bid for Jadon Sancho

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first_imgAdvertisement Jadon Sancho scored his first England’s goals during Tuesday’s 5-3 win over Kosovo (Picture: Getty)Arsene Wenger has tipped Jadon Sancho for super stardom and revealed he attempted to sign England’s teenage sensation for Arsenal.The 19-year-old marked his eighth senior international appearance with his first goals during last night’s 5-3 Euro 2020 qualifying victory over Kosovo.Sancho took the decision to leave Manchester City two years ago given he was unlikely to be able to force his way into Pep Guardiola’s first team plans.Borussia Dortmund won the race to sign one of the most coveted young players in Europe and Sancho has subsequently thrived in the Bundesliga.ADVERTISEMENTMore: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man City Jadon Sancho has thrived in the Bundesliga for Borussia Dortmund (Picture: Getty)Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has identified Sancho as one of his primary long-term transfer targets but the winger could have been plying his trade in north London had Wenger been successful in luring the player to London.AdvertisementAdvertisement‘I wanted to take him from Man City when he didn’t get the games,” he told beIN SPORTS.‘I tried to lure him because he’s from London. I tried to get him to Arsenal.‘He’s one of the best players of his generation. He can dribble, he has the arrogance.‘There’s something in there that is part of the big players.‘You can call it arrogance, confidence, belief; but it has to be there.’More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing Arsenal Advertisement Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 11 Sep 2019 1:09 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link135Shares Arsene Wenger reveals Arsenal’s failed transfer bid for Jadon Sancho Commentlast_img

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