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Ex-Arsenal scout Milosavljevic: I urged them to sign Vidic year before Man Utd move

Former Chester City midfielder Goran Milosavljevic has revealed how former Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic could've been an Arsenal player.

Milosavljevic worked with Arsenal in his role as an independent scout and agent.

"I had worked with Arsenal closely for 15 years when Arsene Wenger was there," Milosavljevic told the Chester Chronicle.

"Early on it took time to get people to trust you with players. I remember in 2005 with Nemanja Vidic when he was playing for Spartak Moscow. I told Arsenal that he is a quality player and someone that they should sign. I had known him since he had been playing for Red Star Belgrade.

"But they didn't trust my judgement on the player and nothing happened and he ended up signing for Manchester United a year later. He could have ended up playing for Arsenal if they would have trusted me on that one."

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