Arsenal target Antoine Griezmann admits he was almost lost to football as a junior.
Griezmann had to move to Spain and joined Real Sociedad to launch his career after suffering rejection in France.
"We tried at a lot of pro clubs with my father. When I went to Metz, I was told that I was almost there, but ultimately it did not happen, it was a big blow. < p>
"But my father kept pushing me."
Gunners boss Arsene Wenger confirmed yesterday they have been following him for some time.
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