5 players who left Arsenal too soon

  • Arsenal have seen many great players come to North London
  • Unfortunately, some of those left too early
  • Here are 5 players who left Arsenal too soon
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3. Serge Gnabry

Serge Gnabry is the most recent example on this list. The Germany international came through the Arsenal academy and he was showing all the signs of becoming a truly great option at Arsenal. However, in 2016, Gnabry signed permanently for Werder Bremen where he impressed enough to earn a move to Bayern Munich.

Serge Gnabry only made 10 Premier League appearances for Arsenal but as of 26 April 2024, Gnabry has made 165 Bundesliga appearances for Bayern Munich, scoring 63 goals.

From Gnabry's perspective, he didn't leave Arsenal too soon but from Arsenal's perspective, he did. Gnabry wasn't given too much of a chance in North London, through no fault of his own.

As far as regrets go, allowing Gnabry to leave the club is probably right up there for Arsenal. After all, he only went on to become one of the best wingers in the world and even scored a goal at the Emirates Stadium which contributed to Arsenal's elimination in the 2023/24 Champions League.

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