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Youri Tielemans reveals he rejected Arsenal due to concerns over playing time

Monaco midfielder Youri Tielemans has revealed that he turned down a move to Arsenal due to worries that he would not get enough game time. The Belgium international left Anderlecht in the summer after receiving interest from a handful of clubs, including the Gunners. Rather than move to the Premier League, the 20-year-old chose Monaco in a £22m deal after learning that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger intended to keep faith with his current crop of players. "I knew not much was going to change with Arsenal's squad," the Metro quotes Tielemans as saying. "Their management wanted to keep the same group of players together in order to finish high in the Premier League. "I...
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