Zambian Players Who Almost Signed For The Biggest Clubs In Europe
Zambia, a country known for its football prowess, has produced some exceptional talents over the years. While many have gone on to make a name for themselves in top European clubs, some Zambian players came close to joining the biggest clubs in Europe, only for the deals to fall through at the last moment. In this article, we take a closer look at some of these players and their near-miss transfers to some of the biggest clubs in European football.
During an off-season tournament in South Africa, Orlando Pirates faced Manchester United. At the time, Zambian midfielder Isaac Chansa was on the books of Orlando Pirates. Sir Alex Ferguson, the manager of Manchester United, was impressed with Chansa’s performance and expressed interest in signing him, but the deal fell through.