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Emmanuel Eboue keen on Arsenal return and fans are scared

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Emmanuel Eboue wants a return to Arsenal after being released by Galatasaray last summer.

The 32-year-old right-back spent six years at the Emirates after signing from Beveren in 2005 and made 214 appearances, before eventually joining the Turkish side for £3 million.

He's now claimed in The Sun that the Galatasaray president instructed manager Cesare Prandelli not to play him, which forced him to spend a year with their U21 side.

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"I came back for training and was told I would not be playing," he said. "The president told the manager at the time not to pick me. The way I was treated was very unfair.

"We are looking for options but I'd love to come back to Arsenal"

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However, fans on Twitter don't feel the same way. The Ivorian had an indifferent time at the club and was booed by his own supporters during a slapstick 2008 performance at home to Wigan. After coming on for the injured Samir Nasri, Eboue repeatedly mis-controlled the ball, constantly giving it away and eventually tackling team-mate Kolo Toure. This was enough to earn him the much-feared 'sub for a sub' status, as Wenger replaced Eboue in injury time to a cacophony of boos.

Here are some reactions from Gunners fans:

Another player from Wenger's past has returned to the club. Freddie Ljungberg spent nine years at the Emirates and is now coaching the under-15 team as he works towards gaining coaching qualifications.

Who else from Arsenal's past would you like to see return to the Emirates? Let us know in the comments section below.

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Thierry Henry
Arsene Wenger
Premier League
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