PSG defender Thomas Meunier has revealed how Aston Villa offered him a bigger wage packet than the Ligue 1 giants to join them in 2016, according to Birmingham Mail.
Villa had endured a miserable season, suffering relegation to the Championship with just 17 points and looked to the then Club Brugge right-back Meunier as an option.
Paris Saint-Germain star Thomas Meunier admits he rejected Aston Villa in 2016 - despite them offering more money https://t.co/VMXKUgBjVF— HITC Sport (@HITCsport) October 19, 2017
The Belgian told SportFoot:
But it appears the prospect of challenging for silverware with the Parisians was far more appetising for him, as he said: "
Meunier was the surprise match winner in the club's Ligue 1 match at the weekend, scoring both goals in a 2-1 win over Dijon, a win which kept the club top of the league as they bid to regain the Ligue 1 title which they lost to Monaco last season.