There has been some reports which have revealed Arsenal target and Marseille frontman Andre-Pierre Gignac has stated he turned down an offer from a ‘top five’ Premier League club.
The former French international joined Marseille in 2010 after huge success at Toulouse where he netted 24 league goals duing the 2008/09 campaign ending as the Ligue 1 top goalscorer.
However, before he made the £15 million move, the hitman has revealed he was offered the chance to join one of England’s leading clubs.
As quoted on the Daily Star website, he said: “I had attractive offers.
“I had a very good English club in my footsteps at age 23, I had just finished top scorer in Ligue 1.”