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Community Post: Arsenal’s Crazy Transfer Policy

1. RB: Bacary Sagna

After 7 years at Arsenal, in 2014 the Frenchman moved to Man City on a free.

2. CB: Thomas Vermaelan

Club captain since 2012, the Belgian defender has recently switched to the Nou Camp.

3. CB: Kolo Touré

After arriving in 2002, City bought the Ivorian for £14 million in 2007.

4. LB: Gael Clichy

Much like Sagna on the other wing, this Frenchman moved to the Etihad after 8 years in a red shirt.

5. DM: Alex Song

Having arrived at Arsenal as a teenager, the Cameroon enforcer finally left for Spain in 2012.

6. AMR: Samir Nasri

A third French export to City, the winger was sold for £25 million in 2011.

7. AMC: Cesc Fabregas

Having originally arrived from the Catalan giants as a teenager, Arsenal’s captain headed home in 2011 for £35 million.

8. AML: Alexander Hleb

The Belarusian spent just three years in London before moving to Barca in 2008.

9. ST: Emmanuel Adebayor

The Togo star left for £25 million in 2009, a signal of intent from the emerging City.

10. ST: Thierry Henry

Arsenal’s all-time leading goalscorer, the fourth Frenchman and third captain on this list was sold to Barcelona in 2007.

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