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Wenger Confirms Diarra Exit, Sort Of

Wenger Confirms Diarra Exit, Sort Of

Arsene Wenger's latest comments have all but confirmed football's worst kept secret that Arsenal midfielder is on his way out of Ashburton Grove.

Diarra signed for Arsenal from Chelsea at the beginning of the season, and despite proving himself to be a magnificent player, the lack of first team opportunities coupled with an impatient attitude means Diarra will not be an Arsenal player for much longer.

In Wenger's Friday press conference, he confirmed that nothing has been decided with regards to Lassana's future, but he'll tell us the news when there is some.

The Frenchman said, '[There is] nothing [to announce] at the moment. When we have some news will give it to you, don't worry,'

I hate to see talent wasted, but to challenge for honours you need players who want to play for the club, and whilst I rate Diarra highly, we have no place for the wrong attitude.

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Date:Friday January 11 2008
Time: 3:49PM


Typical Chavvy little moron.
11/01/2008 15:58:00
Well people keep saying we let go English kids. The problem is that, English or foreign, some of these kids are just too impatient to wait for their chances. It just happens that quite a few English kids we had were more impatient than others. And on the other hand, Seb Larsson wanted first-team football too but realistically accepted that he was 'not good enough' (his words) to compete with the likes of Cesc so he had to go to further his career. And he's big enough to admit it and still think very highly of Arsenal. Add his winning goal at WHL and you just have to like the kid:
11/01/2008 16:53:00
stupid boy
11/01/2008 16:55:00
Niko, if this news were true, he's even more stupid:
11/01/2008 17:14:00
let him go if he wants to,he is not patient enough and he will pay the price sooner or later
the arsenal
11/01/2008 17:32:00
Latest I've read is he's going out on loan 'til the summer to get 1st team playing experience, then Arsene will reassess the situation then. He's named in the squad for tomorrow.
11/01/2008 17:59:00
bseymour, where's that reported?
11/01/2008 18:02:00
what if he deliberately asking for high wages to stay with arsenal?
11/01/2008 18:05:00
what if he deliberately asked for high wages to stay with arsenal?
11/01/2008 18:05:00
Louisa, I've been looking in my usual places, but at the moment I can't find it. The report said that Murcia, a team half way up the Spanish league was the likely destination
11/01/2008 18:10:00
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