Arsenal fans were understandably put out in the summer when Arsene Wenger decided against activating the buy-back clause to bring his prodigal son Cesc Fabregas back to the Emirates, but now Alex Song has also revealed that Wenger turned down the opportunity to bring Alex Song back to the fold.
Song, who was a mostly unused team-mate of Fabregas at Barcelona, said in the Mail: ‘I would have liked to come back, but they didn’t want me,’
‘That’s life. I’m not mad at them.
‘Cesc also wanted to come back to Arsenal, who did not want activate their buy-back clause. It was surprising. When I see what he is doing at Chelsea. He is even better than before!’
Song was magnificent at Arsenal before moving to the Spanish giants and has regained his old touch since coming back to the Premier League with West Ham and at 27 years of age, is probably at the peak of his powers, and if Arsenal had used him as a defensive midfielder he would ave been a welcome addition to the Gunners squad.
Okay I can understand a little bit that Wenger did not really need Fabregas after investing 42million on Mesut Ozil, but I find it very confusing that he didn´t bring Song back. The Cameroonian obviously loves living in London, and would have required no settling in period if he had came back to Arsenal.
Who else thinks Wenger should have brought Song back?