Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue offered coaching role at Galatasaray

Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue offered coaching role at Galatasaray

- Former Gunners defender is broke after losing fortune through mismanagement

- The Arsenal cult hero Emmanuel Eboue had revealed he considered taking his life

- But help could be at hand after former Turkish club Galatasary offered him a job

Ex-Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue has been offered a coaching role at former club Galatasaray after manager Fatih Terim read quotes about his tragic meltdown that almost led to depression.

Eboue told the Daily Mirror how he lost everything after divorcing his wife, and how it nearly led him to taking his own life.

However help could be at hand after the Turkish giants said they would hand an academy coaching role to the hard-up 34-year-old.

Former Arsenal star Emmanuel Eboue offered coaching role at Galatasaray
Eboue gets coaching deal with Galatasaray. Source: Sports24

Galatasaray boss Terim saw the shocking quotes, Terim spoke to CNN about the matter, saying: "We heard news about Eboue in the dressing room.

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"I was informed there, we will do whatever we can to help my friend." Eboue, now 34, spoke of his appreciation for his former manager in Istanbul.

He said: "I would be very happy if Fatih Hodja gave me the duty in Galatasaray, and Fatih Terim is my father, I love him very much, I do everything for him because I love him very much."

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Galatasaray have gone on to launch a campaign helping former players with troubles, with club legends Hasan Şaş and Necati Ateş sharing messages of support for the Ivorian, who now plays for Turkish/Cypriot side Turk Ocagi Limasol.

Eboue earned millions in a seven year Premier League career playing for Arsenal between 2005 and 2011, took home a seven-digit sum every year during his time in North London, earning a further £1.5 million annually playing for Galatasaray.

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