Matteo Guendouzi Joining Arsenal was a very simple decision

first_imgNew Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi turned down interest from some of the “biggest clubs in Europe” to seal a move to the Gunners this summerThe 19-year-old was made one of Unai Emery’s first signings at the Emirates in a £7m deal from Ligue 2 side Lorient.Paris Saint-Germain and Borussia Dortmund had been reportedly linked with moves for Guendouzi before he completed his move to Arsenal.But the Frenchman insists that going to North London was a “simple decision” for him to make after a chat with former Gunners striker and compatriot Jeremie Aliadiere.Jadon SanchoMerson believes Arsenal should sign Sancho Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 Borussia Dortmund winger Jadon Sancho might be the perfect player to play for the Gunners, according to former England international Paul Merson.“It’s true there were a lot of clubs interested in me — I had talks with some of the biggest clubs in Europe. But as soon as I heard from Arsenal, the decision was very simple and I’m very happy to be here,” said Guendouzi, according to the Evening Standard.“I did speak to Jeremie about Arsenal and he said it’s a place where I can progress and learn a great deal from the staff here. He always spoke very positively and that made me feel very confident in the choice that I’d made.“It’s the club of my heart. There have been a lot of French players here and Thierry Henry is a symbol in France after his long career here. I used to watch Arsenal games with my father and it has a special place in my heart.”Guendouzi started in midfield for Arsenal in his first Premier League appearance on Sunday, which ended in a 2-0 defeat to Manchester City.last_img

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