Gourcuff's injury problems, however, scuppered his plans.
âI was interested in Yoann Gourcuff because at one time he was available,â Wenger revealed to Eurosport. âUnfortunately, we were in a hurry. We had to have players performing soon.
âHe was at that time about to have surgery. The timing was not good for us. But I had learned of his medical condition.