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Andre Santos’ difficult time in England seems to have ended as Arsenal have decided to send him on loan to Gremio in his native Brazil, after one season and a half of inept performances that has finally seen Arsene Wenger’s patience reach breaking-point.
An abject night against Liverpool recently sparked Wenger into a deadline-day foray into the transfer market to sign Nacho Monreal from Malaga, a move that had Kieran Gibbs’ three-week absence in mind although the Spaniard will be ineligible for the forthcoming Champions League tie with Bayern Munich.
The versatile Thomas Vermaelen is also currently injured, leaving Arsenal short in the outgoing Brazilian’s position, a clear indication that Wenger’s faith in Santos has ceased.
Arsenal’s desperate last-ditch shopping spree on the summer deadline day of 2011, sparked by that horrific 8-2 defeat at Old Trafford, has largely been a success. Mikel Arteta and Per Mertesacker have established themselves in the first team while Yossi Benayo...
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Arsenal defender Andre Santos has joined Gremio on loan until the end of the season.
Santos, 29, moved to Arsenal from Fenerbahce in August 2011, but has failed to hold down a regular place in Arsene Wenger's first team.
The form of Kieran Gibbs and the arrival of Nacho Monreal means the Brazilian left-back has made only six starts for the Londoners this season and he has now...
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How Brazilians have fared since leaving Arsenal - originally posted on Soccerlens.comArsenal defender Andre Santos has joined Brasileirao outfit Grêmio on loan until the end of the season after failing to cement his first team place this season.
Santos has joined Gremio on a season long loan
The 29-year-old joined the London club from Fenerbahce for £6.8 million in August 2011...