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Atletico Madrid ace Lemar tells Arsenal, Liverpool: We'll talk later...

Thomas Lemar admits he turned down Arsenal and Liverpool to join Atletico Madrid.

The former AS Monaco winger signed for Atletico during the summer market.

He explained to L'Equipe: "Why did I choose Atletico Madrid rather than Liverpool or Arsenal?

"I am very happy to be here, with my two countrymen (Antoine Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez). Their presence played a lot in my decision. They talked up to me the coach, the staff, the team. It made me want to come here.

"The Premier League, we'll see later..."

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