Jens Lehmann hails fellow Arsenal 'Invincible' Ashley Cole on Twitter

Jens Lehmann

The former Arsenal goalkeeper has given Ashley Cole plenty of praise on Twitter.

Last October a book was released entitled 'Invincible: Inside Arsenal's Unbeaten 2003-2004 Season' which featured interviews with several members of the Arsenal team that managed to go that entire Premier League season undefeated.

But one player was missing from the book, Ashley Cole.

The left-back from that era, he left the club in highly controversial circumstances back in 2006, joining Chelsea after a wage dispute with The Gunners.

That has led to a continued fractured relationship with Arsenal fans, who have dubbed him 'Cashley' ever since.

Yesterday he took to Twitter to explain why he decided not to participate in Amy Lawrence's book, posting:

But in light of the Tweets from Cole, who now plays for AS Roma in Italy, another 'Invincible' has come out to make it clear that Cole was a highly valued member of that team.

Jens Lehmann kept sticks that season and the former Arsenal goalkeeper also used Twitter to convey his gratitude and support to his former team-mate Cole last night:

The German, who is still revered as a cult hero at The Emirates, was clearly not afraid to risk the wrath of the odd bitter Arsenal fan out there who still begrudge Cole for his Chelsea switch in 2006.

Although you would find it hard to find many an Arsenal fan who did not agree about the importance of Cole in that remarkable season.

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