Arsenal fans react on Twitter as Abou Diaby officially leaves the club

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Abou Diaby has now officially left Arsenal so what did Gunners fans have to say about the news?

Arsenal midfielder Abou Diaby has officially been released by the club and Gunners fans have been quick to take to social media and have their say.

The Frenchman is a great talent but he has been blighted by a string of injuries that have robbed him of any significant game-time in recent seasons.

In total, the 29-year-old has played 180 times for Arsenal but last season he turned out for the first-team just once – in a League Cup clash against Southampton – and the campaign before that a cruciate ligament injury meant he had to wait until the final match of the season to play.

Two appearances in two years – and just 15 in the campaign before that – means it is no surprise that Diaby’s time in North London has come to an end, but it is still sad to think what could have been for the player.

After the news was made official we took to Twitter to see what Arsenal fans thought and you can read a selection of what we found below:

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