Wolverhampton Wanderers fans react as club tweets Emmanuel Frimpong after retirement announcement

Emmanuel Frimpong of Wolverhampton Wanderers looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Chelsea at Molineux on January 2, 2012 in Wolverhampton,...

The midfielder had a loan stint at Wolves from Arsenal in 2012.

Emmanuel Frimpong of Wolverhampton Wanderers and Younes Kaboul of Tottenham Hotspur

Wolverhampton Wanderers have paid tribute to Emmanuel Frimpong after the former Wolves loanee announced his retirement at the age of 27.

Frimpong, who came through Arsenal's youth academy, has battled serious knee injuries over the years and has been a free agent since his spell with Swedish side Ermis Aradippou ended in 2017.

While on the Gunners' books, the Ghana international had a stint on loan at Molineux in 2012, and even though he only made five appearances for Wanderers, he has a lot of love for the club, who likewise remain very fond of him.

 

Indeed, Frimpong was once asked on Twitter why he loves Wolves so much, and this was his reply:

Following the player's announcement of his retirement on Twitter this week, Wolves posted a tweet of their own, tagging the player's handle, and wished him all the best:

In turn, some Wanderers faithful also paid tribute to Frimpong:

Frimpong made just six appearances during his time at the Emirates Stadium before he joined Barnsley in January 2014, and after his Oakwell stint he played for Russian sides Ufa and Arsenal Tula, and Sweden's AFC Eskilstuna (Transfermarkt).

Glen Johnson of Liverpool is challenged by Christophe Berra and Emmanuel Frimpong of Wolverhampton Wanderers during the Barclays Premier League match between Wolverhampton Wanderers and...

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