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Paris Saint-Germain defender Thomas Meunier speaks out after failed Arsenal and Manchester United transfers

Thomas Meunier was linked with Manchester United and Arsenal
was linked with Manchester United and Arsenal this summer season (Getty)

Thomas Meunier claims he didn’t obtain an acceptable supply to depart Paris Saint-Germain this summer season after he was linked with strikes to Arsenal and Manchester United.

Both Premier League golf equipment had been reportedly contemplating a transfer for the Belgium worldwide, whose contract with PSG expires subsequent summer season.

But the 27-year-old opted to stay with the French champions for one more 12 months.

‘It was an intense period, with a lot of interest and discussion,’ Meunier informed RTBF.

‘I might have left nevertheless it was not carried out as a result of there was nothing that suited the membership or myself. Nothing was 100 per cent for it to work.

Thomas Meunier says he will not leave PSG in January
Meunier says he is not going to depart PSG in January (Getty)

‘I’ve all the time mentioned that I needed to remain in Paris.

‘I nonetheless have one 12 months on my contract and I nonetheless hope an extension could be secured.

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‘The state of affairs is a bit more sophisticated as a result of I’m now not the popular alternative in my place, however I stay skilled.

‘I feel good there and we will see what happens during the season.’

Meunier additionally insists that he will not be focusing on a transfer away from PSG within the January switch window, even when he may have simply six months remaining on his contract.

‘I have already spoken with the coach,’ mentioned Meunier.

‘We are conscious that this 12 months will likely be sophisticated. But I’ve all the time thought that leaving in the midst of the 12 months is a foul concept as a result of I feel that the golf equipment which do enterprise in January are golf equipment that, for me, act in haste.

‘I’ve the impression when transfers are carried out in January that they don’t seem to be thought out however slightly a query of necessity.

‘So for me a transfer in January is a no, even if I spend the first few months on the bench.’

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