The summer transfer window recently slammed shut across Europe, with most sides adding to their squads ahead of the new season. We saw some strange transfers go through, with Scott Carson’s move to Manchester City and David Luiz’s switch from Chelsea to Arsenal the standout bizarre deals. However, after former Gunners boss Arsene Wenger recently revealed he attempted to sign Lionel Messi when bringing Cesc Fabregas to North London in 2003, we’ve decided to take a look at 20 crazy transfers that almost went through in years gone by.