Juventus midfielder Miralem Pjanic has admitted that he turned down advances from north London duo Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur previous in his occupation.
The 27-year-old were the topic of passion from the Premier League giants all through his time at AS Roma, and he as an alternative opted for a transfer to Turin with the Old Lady.
Prior to Juventus’ Champions League spherical of 16 tie as opposed to Tottenham, the Bosnia & Herzegovina world printed that his occupation may have taken a distinct trail, had he determined to take action.
“You wish to know the names? They have been Arsenal and Tottenham,” he is quoted as pronouncing by way of The Telegraph. When requested on Spurs, he added: “There was the opportunity but at that moment I told them I was happy where I was.”
“And that’s why we didn’t sign the deal. But I made my choice using my head and if I made that choice not to go to an English team it was for good reasons.”
Juventus have reached the finals of the Champions League in two in their earlier 3 seasons, and they are going to be aiming to make additional growth after they host Spurs within the spherical of 16 first-leg on Tuesday night time.
Spurs come off spectacular effects as opposed to the likes of Manchester United, Liverpool and Arsenal, however they nonetheless have a tricky activity of overcoming a Juventus facet, who’ve stored seven shutouts at the trot.