Which players do we think will have regretted leaving Arsenal in the past…
Over the last decade, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has consistently and unwaveringly denied allegations about the Gunners becoming a selling club – looking to turn a profit by allowing their best players to leave.
Many fans of the North London club would no doubt debate such a denial, pointing towards Manchester City and Barcelona in particular benefiting from the purchase of Arsenal players.
Some of the stars that have left the Emirates Stadium, or even Highbury, have enjoyed success at their new clubs – think Cesc Fabregas, Samir Nasri or Gael Clichy – but many have been left to regret leaving a place where they had been successful:
10) Jose Antonio Reyes
After spending the final year of his time at Arsenal on loan at Real Madrid, Reyes has gone on to enjoy a fairly successful career in Spain, but has perhaps never lived up to his early potential in England.