Speaking to Laola1, Aleksandar Dragovic has revelled that he was faced with two concrete offers over the summer transfer window, but opted to stay with Dynamo Kyiv as both offers were with teams who were not playing in the Champions League.
When asked about the transfer speculation in the summer, Dragovic said: “There were two concrete offers, but not up to what I had imagined. But I have mentioned in the past that there are worse things than playing with Dynamo in the Champions League. The European Championship next year is a good stage to prove myself, but also to develop myself.”
Dragovic, 24, currently plays with Kyiv, having moved to the Ukrainian champions in 2013. He has been central to their recent successes, and is currently part off their side playing in the Champions League.
Due to his impressive form, the Austrian international has been earning rave reviews from all across Europe, with two Premier League sides in particular said to be keen on the centre-back over the summer.
Neither were said to be close to signing him, but now that Dragovic has confirmed two offers for his services, it looks as if it was the Premier League duo who made the approaches.
They both wanted him, but as neither are playing European football, Dragovic did not want to leave Kyiv, especially ahead of Euro 2016 this coming summer.