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 and has appeared 36 times for the Gunners during which he has scored four goals. One of those goals came in Arsenal’s 3-2 victory over West Brom on the final day of last season which helped secure Champions League football.
However, it is his defensive ability or lack thereof that has come in question time and again. Many expected Arsene Wenger to keep him till the summer as Kieran Gibbs was ruled out for two months with a thigh injury, but the Frenchman decided otherwise.
Several players from Brazil have played for Arsenal during Wenger’s tenure and many of them had a successful career. Here, we take a look a...