French star confirms Arsenal departure online after thanking them for their supports during his reign

French star confirms Arsenal departure online after thanking them for their supports during his reign

  • Matteo Guendouzi has may have dropped a hint about leaving Arsenal this summer in a social media post
  • The midfielder joined the North London club from Lorient in 2018 but spent last season on loan at Hertha Berlin in Germany
  • Guendouzi was quoted to have appreciated the Gunners for their support during his three-year reign at Emirates Stadium
  • Ligue One giants Marseille are believed to be the leading candidates to land his services

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Arsenal midfielder Matteo Guendouzi might be on his way out of the club following a tumultuous spell at the club.

The 22-year-old Frenchman recently completed his one-year loan spell at Bundesliga side Hertha Berlin after becoming surplus to requirement at the club.

Guendouzi fell out of favour with Mikel Arteta who was said to have had a bust-up with during a training camp in Dubai.

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Arsenal ace Matteo Guendouzi while in action for the Gunners. Photo: Getty Images.
Matteo Guendouzi has spent just three years with Arsenal having joined them in the summer of 2018 from Lorient. Photo: Getty Images.
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The incident happened only months after he found himself on the receiving end following a brawl with Brighton's Neal Maupay.

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However, Guendouzi now appears to be inching closer to opening a new page for his football career after confirming his imminent departure from Arsenal in now-deleted tweets according to SunSport.

While confirming his exit, the 22-year-old said he will be leaving the North London club with fond memories.

He also took time to thank everyone who supported him during his spell with the Gunners, sending the side best wishes for the future.

What Guendouzi said

"I will never forget the Emirates Stadium. I will never forget the fans. I won’t forget the city. I will never forget everything I’ve been through here. I will never forget that my only will was to defend with pride Arsenal colors.

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"Thanks to all of those who believed in me during my time here, during the good and the bad moments. I can only wish the best to the club and its fans who deserve so much, trust me! Goodbye Arsenal, I will never forget and will be a gooner forever."

According to SunSport, Guendouzi is set to join French giants Marseille where he could link up with William Saliba who is due to move to the Ligue 1 club on loan.

Arsenal linked with Paul Onuachu move

Legit.ng earlier reported that Nigerian striker Paul Onuachu has emerged as a top transfer target for Premier League outfit Arsenal this summer.

The 27-year-old striker who won the golden boot in Belgium last season for his goalscoring prowess has been linked with a number of top European clubs.

West Ham United were said to be leading the race for the forward's signature after his agent flew to London for discussions.

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