Ozil and Ramsey among those sending messages of support to their former skipper.
Thomas Vermaelen completed his £15m transfer from Arsenal to FC Barcelona on Saturday and ended a five-year spell in North London.
As captain of the Gunners it’s clear the 28-year-old was a popular figure within the dressing room and many of those that he has left behind at the Emirates Stadium have wished the Belgium international luck.
— Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) August 9, 2014
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) August 9, 2014
Good luck captain in Nou Camp! Will remember you as a top guy and our good time together for Arsenal. AHA!! Thomas all the best for u. Poldi
— Lukas-Podolski.com (@Podolski10) August 9, 2014
Good luck skip! @T_Vermaelen05
— Jack Wilshere (@JackWilshere) August 9, 2014
Vermaelen turned down Manchester United to complete his switch to the Nou Camp instead and many are surprised that Barca paid so much for the defender and rewarded him with a five-year contract.
The Belgian leaves Arsene Wenger’s squad having played 150 times for the club in all competitions and winning the FA Cup in 2013/14.
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