Emmanuel Petit distances himself from Arsenal after worst start in 46 years

Emmanuel Petit distances himself from Arsenal after worst start in 46 years

- Emmanuel Petit seems unhappy with his former club

- The Frenchman spent three years and won one Premier League and an FA Cup for them

- Petit says staying away from them will keep him from losing his head

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Arsenal managed to come from behind to salvage a point for themselves in their Premier League encounter against Southampton at the Emirates Stadium.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang rescued the Gunners from losing their fourth straight EPL game with his 52nd-minute strike.

His goal cancelled out Theo Walcott's opening half goal but they still sit 15th on the table with 14 points after 13 matches.

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The North Londoners struggle in the league seems to be denying the fans of their emotions, though with impressive stats on the continent so far this campaign.

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Emmanuel Petit and Jens Lehmann before the Arsenal Foundation Charity game between Arsenal legends and AC Milan legends in 2016. Photo by David Price/Arsenal FC
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This has now forced former Arsenal star who won a Premier League and one FA Cup during his three-year reign at the club to confirm he has detached himself over their current decline.

The Mirror reports that this is the Gunners' worst start to a season in 46 years after just 14 points in 13 league games so far. The 1998 FIFA World Cup winner while speaking to RMC said concerning the club situation said:

"The anger I had has given way to indifference. I try to detach myself from everything as much as possible to avoid losing my head over it. It is a logical response to what has been happening for years now."

Earlier in the summer, the Frenchman kicked against the club handing 33-year-old David Luiz a new deal. He told Paddy Power that:

"David Luiz hasn’t been a proper footballer for about three years.

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"But I’m not surprised that he has been given a new contract at Arsenal because I’ve been very disappointed in relation to the club’s activity in the transfer market."

Legit.ng earlier reported that Emmanuel Frimpong has offered to return to play Arsenal as he tells the club to sell Granit Xhaka and then sign him on a free, SunSport reports.

The 28-year-old expressed disappointment following Arsenal’s stunning 1-0 loss at home to Burnley in the Premier League on Sunday, December 13.

Arsenal were the architect of their own misfortune after Granit Xhaka was shown a red card during the game and then Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang headed home an own goal.

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