Controversial former Arsenal signing Kim Kallstrom lined up for free agent move to Switzerland

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Former Arsenal signing Kim Kallstrom is wanted in Switzerland.

Spartak Moscow midfielder Kim Kallstrom is wanted in Switzerland, report Tuttomercatoweb.

The veteran midfielder becomes a free agent this summer, and is considering his options.

The report states Kallstrom has an offer on the table from Grasshoppers, currently eighth in the Swiss league.

Kallstrom is 32-years-old and has played 26 times this season for the Russian side, scoring twice.

A year ago he was coming to the end of a surprise loan spell with Arsenal. He became a controversial signing when he was brought in on transfer deadline day in January by manager Arsene Wenger as midfield cover.

The former Lyon ace was seen as the club taking the cheap option, and this was confounded when it was revealed a day after he signed that he had a fractured back.

He recovered late in the season to make a handful of appearances, with his most notable contribution scoring a penalty in an FA Cup semi-final shootout against Wigan Athletic.

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