Thierry Henry praises Arsenal duo Arteta and Rosicky on Twitter

The Arsenal duo will be leaving the club in the summer.

Writing on social networking site Twitter, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has praised duo Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky as they depart the club.

Both players are out of contract in the summer and will not be extending their contracts at Arsenal.

It was a perfect goodbye for the Spaniard in particular as he made a late substitute appearance, and scored, in the final day victory over Aston Villa.

The duo will be sorely missed at the Emirates, with both having proved to be smart acquisitions by Arsene Wenger, making a combined total of 496 appearances for the club between them.

And writing on Twitter, Henry has praised them for the professionalism and effort they have shown in their time.

Arsenal’s attention now turns to the summer transfer window as they look to replace the duo in their squad.

The fans are calling for big name signings to arrive at the Emirates to turn them back into serious contenders.

Having lost the experience of Arteta and Rosicky though, Wenger may be tempted to add more nous to what is currently a relatively young squad.

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