If you’re anything like me, you’ll have noticed just how much the Arsenal players go on about how they’re a squad of 25, not just a team of 11.
But there’s one man who is more important than everyone when it comes to the club, but recent comments suggest not everyone is on board with Arsene Wenger.
According to Mathieu Debuchy, the mood between him and the Gunners boss is pretty stale after a potential move to Manchester United was blocked last season.
Debuchy was being lined up for a short-term loan by United boss at the time, Louis Van Gaal, but it appears Wenger was not keen to help out a side battling for a Champions League spot.
We all know how much Debuchy has struggled to hold down a place and despite his near disappearance from the squad, Wenger wasn’t prepared to do business with the Dutchman.
Talking to ESPN following rumours surrounding a possible January move, the 31-year-old confirmed his future with the Gunners doesn’t look great:
I wasn’t playing a lot, it was United, there was nothing else to say. For me, it was almost unexpected, but the coach said no.
It’s something I did not appreciate. He wasn’t using me, so I didn’t see his interest in doing that.
We acknowledge each other, we say hello, nothing more.
We’ve already taken a look at where Debuchy could end up when the January transfer window is over, as it looks increasingly likely he is no longer in Wenger’s plans.
The defender is expected to return around about the 14th of January after picking up another nasty hamstring injury, but it looks as if he stands no chance of playing for the Gunners again.
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