Portsmouth defender Sylvain Distin has spoken of the how he turned down more money in Greece to play for Pompey.
The French defender was a free agent when he left Manchester City in 2007 and a number of clubs came in for him.
He told L'Equipe magazine: "I was a free agent after Manchester City so I could negotiate very good wages with the club which wanted me.
"There were four clubs following me. City wanted to keep me, and there were Newcastle, Portsmouth and Olympiakos.
"If I had chosen money, I would be in Greece!"