8 players who turned down major transfer moves

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard and manager Rafa Benetiz show off the new home kit in the dressing room during the Liverpool FC Adidas Kit Launch at Anfield on July 24, 2006 in Liverpool, England.
(Image credit: Ian Walton/Getty Images for adidas)

“Loyalty is difficult in football,” stated former Manchester City defender Vincent Kompany in 2017. 

“Everybody wants it, but in reality, managers are thinking: 'If I can find a better player, you are out' and players are thinking: 'If I can find a club that wins more games, I am out'."

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