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Leicester midfielder Dennis Praet admits turning down Arsenal

Leicester City midfielder Dennis Praet admits turning down Arsenal.

The 25-year-old completed a deadline day transfer to the Foxes signing for £18million from Serie A outfit Sampdoria.

He told the Guardian: “I had three or four really good options.

“We went to visit Arsenal, Lille, Ajax and Anderlecht.

Arsenal would have been a really nice step and I could earn a lot more money there than in Anderlecht, but at that moment my education was not finished and that was really important for me – there was no insurance that I would become a good football player."

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