‘It was his favourite club’: Axel Witsel regrets never joining Arsenal, says his dad

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Axel Witsel’s father revealed in an interview that his son regrets not joining Arsenal, his boyhood club.

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Witsel has had a ‘good’ career, having played in countries like Belgium, Portugal, Russia, China,Germany, and Spain.

He is currently playing for Atletico Madrid and appeared in their Champions League loss to Club Brugge yesterday.

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Arsenal were interested in him during his time with Standard Liège in Belgium, but a deal never materialised.

Thierry, his father, admitted it was one of his son’s regrets. He spoke to Het Belang van Limburg:

I can name a series, you know.

Juventus failed in the last hours of a transfer market, but when he was still playing for Standard, Arsenal knocked on the door.

That was his favourite team, but it didn’t come to a deal.

Asked if he had any regrets over his son’s career

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