Thursday May 10 2012
Robben ‘turned down Juve’

Arjen Robben has revealed that there was solid interest in him from Serie A side Juventus, but that “in my mind, there was only Bayern.”

The Bayern Munich winger was linked to the Turin giants earlier this season as he approached the summer with only a year left on his contract.

However, following on from having signed an extension with the Bavarians, the winger has substantiated claims that he turned down the Bianconeri’s advances.

“Juventus did try to get me,” the former Real Madrid man told Voetbal International this week.

“When I learned of their interest, through my agents, I was impressed and honoured. However, in my mind there was only Bayern.

“I wanted to stay in Germany and I think that with this contract renewal I could end my career in Germany.”

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