Emmanuel Eboue says he would love to come back to Arsenal

The former Arsenal player is looking for a new club.

Former Arsenal defender Emmanuel Eboue has been speaking about his situation at his last club Galatasaray and his hopes for the future.

In an interview with the print edition of the Sun and later posted online by the Daily Mail, the 32-year-old explained why he felt he was not picked last season prior to his release by the Turkish giants.

“I came back for training and was told I would not be playing,” Eboue said. “The president told the manager at the time not to pick me. The way I was treated was very unfair.

“We are looking for options but I would love to come back to Arsenal.”

That may well be the case but it remains to be seen if Gunners boss Arsene Wenger would find space for the Ivorian in his current squad.

Eboue played 214 times for Arsenal, scoring 10 goals and providing 20 assists in the process, and while he could have a few years left at the top level the Gunners are not exactly short of right-backs.

Hector Bellerin is the undisputed number one in that position while Calum Chambers and Mathieu Debuchy are also on the books – at least for now – and Carl Jenkinson is currently on loan at West Ham United. 

So yes, Eboue may well want a return, but a fairy-tale finish to his career looks very unlikely at this stage.

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