Arsenal made £3.9m move for 'next Pogba' just months after his Serie A switch

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Arsenal reportedly wanted Kingsley Coman from Juventus this summer.

On the opening day of the Serie A season Italian reigning champions Juventus sprang a surprise, as Massimiliano Allegri thrust French youngster Kingsley Coman into the starting line-up.

Juventus signed the midfielder, dubbed the 'next Paul Pogba', from Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer this summer, after his contract expired in the French capital.

He is considered one of the hottest talents in world football and proved just that in the game against Cheivo, winning the man-of-the-match award.

The 18-year-old however was also a target for several other clubs, including Arsenal. But he chose Juve, following in the footsteps of the player he is said to be emulating.

But that did not reportedly stop them trying to sign the player.

Just months after he signed for Juve Arsenal reportedly made a £3.9 million bid for the player.

That bid was immediately knocked back by Juventus and their decision to start him on the opening day of the season would certainly look like a statement of intent from the Bianconeri.

Hands off Arsenal, Coman is going nowhere.

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