VIDEO: Ex-Arsenal star performs crazy freestyle rap in dressing room

Ex-Arsenal midfielder Emmanuel Frimpong has kept up his crazy reputation by performing a freestyle rap in the Barnsley dressing room.

Once labelled as Arsenal’s next big thing, Frimpong’s football career has so far failed to live up to the promise of his early days – but that hasn’t stopped him from performing for his many fans.

The 22-year-old Ghanaian international made just a handful of appearances for Arsenal, yet it was enough for him to become something of an icon for Arsenal fans.

A particular argument during an FA Cup tie with former Arsenal star Samir Nasri – who was then playing for Manchester City – is well-remembered, and was arguably the highlight of Frimpong's short career at the Emirates. Frimpong was, however, respected by Arsenal fans for his no-nonsense style.

In January, he finally left the Gunners to join struggling Championship side Barnsley. He certainly made an immediate impact, but not in the way he wanted - his debut lasted just 30 minutes, following a red card against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday.

Frimpong – who was once likened to Alex Song and Michael Essien - has since appeared more for the Tykes, and following a recent game, he stripped to the waist and performed a rap for his fans on Instagram.

Although there may well be a question mark over how far Frimpong will go in football, the ex-Arsenal legend doesn't appear to stand much chance of making it as a rapper!

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