London - Defender Joseph Yobo says he is aware of the admiration from Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, Daily Star reports.
Wenger was reported to be interested in Yobo to fill in the vacant central defensive position created by Sol Campbell's departure.
Yobo, currently a free agent, said the reported interest from Wenger could be traced back to when he still plays for Everton in the English Premier League.
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The Nigerian however denied any official talks regarding his possible move to the Emirates, insisting he has not been approached by the club.
Yobo retired from international football after he captained Nigeria to a Round of 16 finish at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.
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