Former Arsenal defender Chils Grimandi has revealed they tried to sign Kylian Mbappe in 2013 but failed to persuade him
. With the Gunners from 1997-2002 and was part of the team that won two Premier League titles under Arsene Wenger
. Arsenal as a scout between 2006-2019 before taking up the position of Nice’s technical director, the
former French footballer revealed that He tried to bring Mbappe to the Emirates Stadium but failed to persuade the player.
“The scout’s job is to look for players. But you may miss some players. For me, Kylian Mbappe is one of them. We couldn’t persuade him,” he told The UFABET.
“He was out of contract in 2013 and we met him in February. If we can convince He will immediately change the face of this club. But at that time he chose to stay with Monaco ′
′ Arsenal were not at their best. So it’s quite complicated, at first it’s easy when we talk to players who want to move in.
However, if you don’t do a good job. It’s difficult to bring in top players to help the team. Because of this, it was necessary to maintain the level as long as possible. It will make things a lot easier.”