Posts Tagged ‘Arsene Wenger’

With Arsenal skipper and talismanic striker Robin van Persie coming out openly and stating that he will not be signing a new contract extension with the club and will leave once his contract expires at the end of next season, following an altercation with manager Arsene Wenger and the management and board members of the club, one begs to ask whether it is indeed a fact that the French manager has lost the plot. Over the last few seasons, starting from 2008, The Gunners have seen many star names depart for greener pastures and to win trophies. First it was legendary striker Thierry Henry who left in 2008 to join Barcelona, followed by defender Kolo Toure and striker Emmanuel Adebayor, both of whom left to join the revolution at Manchester City. This was followed by the departures of midfielder Cesc Fabregas, who returned to boyhood club Barcelona, having grown frustrated at the lack of silverware at the Emirates Stadium and he was followed out of the door of the Emirates by French pair Samir Nasri and Gael Clichy, both of whom joined City.

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