Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has come out to revealed that he failed in his attempt to sign Juventus star Kingsley Coman, Express reports.
The 19-year-old was linked with a transfer from former club Paris Saint-Germain back in 2014, but despite ongoing talks, the winger instead decided to join the Serie A champions.
Coman agreed a two-year loan deal with Bayern Munich during the summer as he is currently working with manager Pep Guardiola in the Bundesliga.
He completed his switch for £5million during the previous window and could even make the move permanent should Bayern agree to meet his £16million price tag when his deal expires in 2017.
The Gunners are known for their interest in signing young talent, but based on revelations made by their manager; they missed out on a top prospect.
“Yes we really tried to sign Kingsley Coman in the summer of 2014,” he said.
“The transfer was almost completed, but he preferred Juventus.”
Following his move to Germany, the France international has now scored four goals while providing another six assist from a total of 12 matches in all competitions.