Twente young gun John claims he turned down Man Utd, Arsenal

FC Twente starlet Ola John has claimed that he turned down interest from Manchester United and Arsenal last year.

The 19-year old Liberian-born winger has revealed that the Premier League clubs tried to sign him previously but he insisted on remaining in Enschede to continue his development with Twente.

“When I extended my contract at FC Twente, I had the opportunity to go to Manchester United and Arsenal," he told De Telegraaf.

"But I chose to take my chances at Twente.

"If I'm really good, there will still be a chance to go to a big club."

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