ARSENE WENGER has lifted the lid on how close Arsenal were to the signing of Barcelona star Lionel Messi. The 30-year-old was chased by the Gunners in 2003 along with Gerard Pique and Cesc Fabregas, as the North London club scoured Europe for the hottest prospects. Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has revealed how the…

via Arsene Wenger reveals just how close he was to bringing Barcelona legend Lionel Messi to Arsenal — The Scottish Sun

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