Cristiano Ronaldo explains just how close he came to joining Arsenal before Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo explains just how close he came to joining Arsenal before Man Utd

Cristiano Ronaldo very nearly joined Arsenal in 2003 (Picture: Getty Images) Cristiano Ronaldo has confirmed that he was just ‘one step away’ from joining Arsenal before he moved to Manchester United in 2003. The Portuguese superstar was signed by United from Sporting in ’03 for £12.24m after the two sides met in a pre-season friendly and the Red Devils were captivated by the teenager. However, United were not the first team to show an interest in the forward, with Arsenal already...

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1 month ago, Metro, Arsenal

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