Former Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has disclosed that he turned down Spanish giants Real Madrid while he was at the North London club.
Wenger revealed this during an exclusive interview with BBC Sports.
According to him, he turned down Real Madrid twice during his tenure as the Gunners boss.
Arsene Wenger spent 22 years with the club before he left them in the summer of 2018.
During his time at Arsenal, Wenger won three Premier League titles and seven FA Cup titles.
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He won three FA Cup titles in his last four years at the club having overseen a trophy drought of nine years.
Arsene Wenger came close to winning the Champions League title in 2006 before 10-man Arsenal lost 2-1 to Spanish La Liga heavyweights Barcelona.
The Frenchman also confirmed that he turned down proposals from other big European clubs like Manchester United, Bayern Munich, Paris Saint Germain (PSG) and Juventus.
In addition, Wenger also had the opportunity to take charge of both the French national team and the England national team.
Arsene Wenger was replaced by Spanish tactician Unai Emery but he found it hard to replicate the successes of his predecessor before he was sacked by the Gunners after 17 months at the club.