Galatasaray defender Emmanuel Eboue has revealed that a trio of Italian clubs were after him in 2011.
The Ivorian full-back left Arsenal for the Turkish side three years’ ago, and the 30-year-old has claimed that a number of Serie A outfits were clamouring for his signature.
“When I left Arsenal in 2011 many teams were after me,” he told TRT Spor.
“Fiorentina, Roma and Juventus were all interested in signing me, but I chose to join Galatasaray.
“I’m delighted with my choice back then because I’ve been received so well here.”
Think you know your Italian football? Share your knowledge, tips and comments to win cash prizes in OLBG's tipster competition - £11,000 to be won monthly!