5 Players Who Have Played For Both Manchester City & Arsenal

Manchester City and Arsenal are two of the most successful teams in the Premier League. The Cityzens have comprehensively annihilated the competition under Pep Guardiola, winning five English top-flight titles in the last seven years. The Gunners, meanwhile, have not won the Premier League title since the 2003-04 season. However, they remain the only team in Premier League history to lift the title without losing a single match (26 W, 12 D in 2023-24).

The two teams fought tooth and nail for the Premier League title in the 2022-23 season, with City narrowly edging out the Londoners in the end. They are going at it once more this season and will try their very best to pull one over another when they meet this Sunday (March 31). Ahead of the blockbuster clash, let us take a look at some top players who have had the privilege of playing for both teams. Here are five players who have donned both Manchester City and Arsenal’s colors:

#5 Emmanuel Adebayor

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The famous wanderer, Emmanuel Adebayor played for both Manchester City and Arsenal during his illustrious career. The ex-center-forward joined Arsenal from AS Monaco in January 2006. He had his moments in north London, especially in the 2007-08 season, during which he scored 24 goals in 36 Premier League matches. However, he could not hold on to his purple patch for much longer, scoring only 10 times in the Premier League the following season.

After three-and-a-half seasons, Adebayor left Arsenal for City, having scored 62 goals in 142 games. He spent two years at the Etihad Stadium, including a six-month loan stint at Real Madrid. The former Togo international played only 45 times for City, scoring 19 times.

#4 Bacary Sagna

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Former French right-back Bacary Sagna moved to the Premier League with Arsenal in July 2007. What the Frenchman lacked in finesse he more than made up in work rate. The ex-AJ…

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Author : Sushan Chakraborty

Publish date : 2024-03-29 07:01:12

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