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Atletico Madrid attacker Griezmann: Why I'll NEVER join Arsenal

Atletico Madrid attacker Antoine Griezmann has revealed how he should already be an Arsenal player.

While with Real Sociedad, Griezmann admits he fielded interest from the Gunners, but they failed to follow up.

He recalled: "After the 2013 season, I had scored 10 goals in a row. 34 championship matches with Real Sociedad.

"During that summer, one approach caught my attention. It emanated from Arsenal.

"I focused on this possibility and I dismissed the other potential proposals. To join the club directed for so many years by Arsène Wenger could attract me. I waited, waited and waited ... Finally, a few hours from the end of the transfer market, we were made to understand that Arsenal would not follow up. So there has never been an offer. I do not like to say one thing and not stand by it.

"Also, when more recently, Eric Olhats [his adviser] spoke to me about the interest of the London club, I replied: Forget it. With the blow they made us."

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