Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has revealed Cristiano Ronaldo almost joined Arsenal, before the Portugal winger decided to move to Old Trafford.
Fergie said: Ã¢â‚¬Å“Arsene Wenger must have been close, he had him over at Highbury about 25 times!Ã¢â‚¬Â
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits he still rues missing out on Cristiano Ronaldo.
Wenger admitted: Ã¢â‚¬Å“If I was to have a player from Manchester United it would be Ronaldo Ã¢â‚¬â€ because we were so close to getting him.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“We were a just few hundred-thousand pounds away. I was very close.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The Portuguese joined Manchester United for Ã‚Â£12.24million in 2003.
Ronaldo became the first winger ever to win the European Golden Shoe, in the 2007-2008 season.
[Source: The Sun]
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