Kylian Mbappe has revealed exactly how Arsene Wenger reacted to him choosing to turn down a move to the Emirates.
Arsenal were linked witha move former Monaco star in 2017, but the Frenchman ultimately joined Paris Saint-Germain in a €180million (£160m).
Since then, Mbappe has taken his career to new heights and most recently finished third out of the Ballon d’Or nominees.
The 19-year-old World Cup winner explained Wenger’s reaction to his decision to join PSG.
Mbappe told French Football (via Metro)
‘He is a real French football monument who has left Arsenal. ‘I have not seen many people in this world being viewed in such a unanimous way.
‘When the entirety of Europe gets on its knees in front of him to celebrate him, that certainly means something.
‘A little while ago, before I signed for PSG, we were in contact in 2017. I chose a different direction but he wasn’t annoyed at me. ‘He was a gentleman about it and wished me good luck.’
Gooners, do you think Mbappe will be good enough to win a Ballon d’Or?