Tielemans has been one among Europe’s most fun possibilities since bursting onto the scene for Anderlecht in 2013, making his first-team debut on the age of 16.
The Belgium world scored 35 objectives and equipped 31 assists in his 185 appearances for Anderlecht, profitable two Belgian Pro titles and two Belgian Sup Cups within the procedure.
He joined Ligue 1 champions Monaco in the summertime for a reported £20million, however a move to the Premier League used to be additionally on the playing cards.
Arsenal had been conserving tabs within the 20-year-old, however Tielemans felt he’d acquire extra recreation time at Monaco because of Gunners’ high quality in midfield.
Tielemans defined: “I knew no longer a lot used to be going to switch with Arsenal’s squad.
“Their control sought after to stay the similar team of avid gamers in combination with a view to end top within the Premier League.
“I needed to be truthful with myself and check out the midfielders Arsenal have were given. They are top-class avid gamers.
“I knew that I might no longer get many first-team possibilities with them, so I did not give any further concept to becoming a member of them.
“I never said no to any club. But I made it clear where I wanted to go.”
Monaco signed Tielemans as they ready for existence with out Tiemoue Bakayoko, who left for Chelsea in a £40m deal.
But he’s began simply one among his 5 Ligue 1 outings thus far.