Arsenal Invincible reveals Rangers offer, explains why he rejected move

first_img Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Pires is ranked as Arsenal’s sixth-greatest ever player according to the club’s official fan vote He decided to leave the club in the summer of 2006 after they refused to offer him a new two-year contract extension, with Villarreal announcing in May they had secured the World Cup-winner’s services.However, things could have been so different for Pires if his mother had not gotten involved.The former attacking midfielder has revealed he received an offer from Rangers to head north of the border, with Paul Le Guen, the manager, keen for Pires to continue his career in Glasgow. Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions latest Arsenal legend Robert Pires has revealed he could have joined Rangers in the summer of 2006, if only his mother did not have her say.Pires spent six years with the Gunners in the early millennium, winning two FA Cups and two Premier League titles – including the north Londoners’ Invincible 2003/04 campaign. scrap Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update But Pires wanted to turn out in La Liga, so his mother Mirabel could see him play in the country of her birth.“In 2006 my manager spoke with someone from Rangers but I chose to go to Villarreal,” Pires told the Scottish Sun.“I don’t know if it was a good choice but for me it was important because my mum is Spanish and it was important to see her son could play in La Liga. BEST OF The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 revealed Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings gameday cracker Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ whoops predicted Gerrard launches furious touchline outburst as horror tackle on Barisic sparks chaos tense 2 Pires ended up signing for Villarreal despite the interest from Rangers Most read on talkSPORT.com Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? SORRY 2 LATEST “As a player it’s good when you receive offers from clubs such as Rangers. Everyone knows in Europe they are a very good club and especially in Scotland.“It was an honour to receive this offer. It was at the time of Paul Le Guen. I had to make a decision and at that moment it was Spain and Villarreal.”last_img read more

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