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Arsenal star says he will be sorry to see Squillaci leave


Olivier Giroud may just be one of the few people connected with Arsenal to see Sebastien Squillaci leave the club.

Arsenal fans can breathe a sigh of relief, Sebastien Squillaci is 100 per cent leaving the club this summer.

The 'squid' as he is not so affectionately known, played just one first team game for the Gunners this season - a 2-1 loss to Olympiakos.

Indeed the 32-year-old Frenchman only even made the bench in the Premier League two times, both an unused substitute.

His contract is due to expire at the end of June, and fans worrying that Arsene Wenger would make one of his bemusing decisions as when he offered Johan Djourou a new contract last March, can put those fears to one side.

One player who will certainly miss him, by the sounds of it is Olivier Giroud - who posted on Facebook confirmation of the defender's impending departure.

Squillaci's compatriot said he would miss his 'friend' which is fair enough really, but we don't expect Arsenal fans to share the same grief.

Where will he head as a free agent? Who knows, may be Tottenham will offer him a chance to stay in London as they did William Gallas...

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