How Arsenal fan Diego Maradona almost signed for the Gunners

Diego Maradona was a footballing icon. The sad news that he has passed away at the age of 60 will reverberate around the world for years to come, but his legacy will live on far longer. A larger than life personality on and off the pitch, Maradona's breathtaking ability saw him regarded by many as one of the greatest players to grace the game.

How Arsenal fan Diego Maradona almost signed for the Gunners

His time at Napoli will be remembered for where he left his mark on a city, but Arsenal fans will be intrigued to learn that the Argentine came close to moving to north London at the age of 19.