Vincent Enyeama Reveals The Reason He Snubbed A Move To Arsenal And Tottenham.

Former Super Eagles goalee and captain, Vincent Enyeama has revealed his reason for snubbing a move to join English club sides Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur.

Both Premier League clubs Arsenal and Tottenham reportedly showed interest of signing Enyeama after his sensational display at the 2014 Fifa World Cup in Brazil, as he helped the Super Eagles reach the knock-out stage for the first time in 16 years.

The 37-year-old told ESPN, that he rejected the offers because he wasn't willing to serve as a second choice goalkeeper.

“Arsenal wanted me as a second choice, but I was not interested,”

“I also had an offer from Tottenham Hotspur that also wanted me as a second choice, and I was not interested..

“It was after the 2006 AFCON and then again around the 2014 FIFA World Cup. When I turned them down, Arsenal now went on to sign David Ospina.

“For me, I was at the stage where I preferred playing even if it was for one of the smallest clubs.

“That’s what the agents that were involved told me, that Arsene Wenger wanted me at Arsenal, but he is not so sure because of my height and things like that.

“People have their choices, and I respect their choices,” he added.

The former Enyimba and Lille shot-stopper is the most capped player of all time in the Super Eagles with 101 caps, as he won the 2013 AFCON with the team.

He announced his controversial retirement from the national team due to a conflict with former manager Sunday Oliseh in 2015.

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