The wonderful world of Arsene Wenger and his failed transfer pursuits has got a new member in the form of Paul Pogba.
The Arsenal manager has revealed he tried his darndest to bring the contract rebel to the Gunners when it became clear he was going leave Manchester United.
However, he failed, and once again Arsenal fans are left wondering what their lineup could have looked like had Wenger come good on his attempt to sign some of the best player before they were the best players.
To rub some salt in the proverbial, we have decided to remind those faithful to Wenger and his merry band of Arsenal players just who he tried and failed to sign during his 18-year reign.
We have to warn you, reading this list may lead to a chronic case of the 'what ifs'.
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