These ten transfers came very close to happening, but ultimately… didn’t. Find out who almost moved to Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Tottenham Hotspur and more here.
Manchester United could have signed the best midfielder in the Premier League. Arsenal could have three of the best players in football in attack.
Aston Villa could have had the best strikeforce in the world.
10. Steven Gerrard to Chelsea
In summer of 2004, Steven Gerrard was on the verge of a then British transfer record £36 million move to Jose Mourinho’s Chelsea after declaring himself not “happy with the progress Liverpool has made”, and that “for the first time in my career I’ve thought about the possibility of moving on.”
It’s lucky for Chelsea he decided to stay at Liverpool. No one wants to see Gerrard alongside Frank Lampard more than they have to.
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