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Eduardo Back At Arsenal?

Shakhtar Donetsk striker Eduardo has hinted he would like to return to former side Arsenal, claiming he could fill the void left by striker Robin van Persie.


Shakhtar Donetsk striker Eduardo has hinted he would like to return to former side Arsenal, claiming he could fill the void left by Robin van Persie.

The Brazilian-born striker has opened the door to a return to the Premier League, having scored 22 goals in 67 games during his three years at the Emirates between 2007-2010.

The Croatian internationals Gunners career was cruelly hampered by a sickening leg break suffered against Birmingham in February 2008. Although he returned to first team action almost exactly a year later, Eduardo was never quite the same player and was eventually sold to Shakhtar in the summer of 2010.

Recent reports had linked the 29-year-old with a return to the Premier League but it’s former side Arsenal who Eduardo feels he could be of use to, claiming he could score some important goals for the Londoners following the sale of striker Robin van Persie.

When speaking about his former side, Eduardo told the BBC,:

“It would be nice if they wanted me to join again, but it’s not the kind of thing I’m thinking about,”

“If I played for Arsenal now I could score some important goals from nothing – in games like Sunderland, when it’s 0-0 and you score the only goal. My studying of the game is like that.

“I can give you a lot of important points. I think Arsenal are missing some players like that. You never know.”

“When you’ve played in the Premier League, you sometimes miss the atmosphere in the stadiums and the playing style. I miss this and hope one day I will come back.”

There is no doubt ‘Dudu’ was a clinical finisher, even after the leg break, but sadly he lost a yard of pace and didn’t seem to recover mentally after ‘that’ incident at St Andrews in 2008.

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I was a huge fan of his when he was at the Emirates but unfortunately i don’t think we’ll be seeing him back in the famous Red & White any time soon. Who knows, maybe Arsene could bring him back as an impact sub?!

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  1. tosin

    August 24, 2012 at 7:42 am

    well if u like bring him, dats is ur on cup of tea, but if Song and Rvp wins trophy dis season it means u AW, u dont know what u re doing again, u better resign be4 d board sack u, t already lose Sihin 4 LIV, u beter wake up from ur slumber old fool.

    • vijayan Alexander

      August 26, 2012 at 6:55 am


  2. chilufya

    August 24, 2012 at 10:38 am

    yes we would love to see eduardo play for arsenal again because a great player……

  3. Mubarak Sani Bala

    August 24, 2012 at 10:42 am

    Yes we need him to back to the arsenal becouse eduado he is talented player, he know premier league since before…

  4. Blessed cr7

    August 24, 2012 at 11:14 am

    We dnt nid him,he wud b lyk a burden cos he’s injury prone lyk d Retired Vice Principal (RVP).Wenger we nid experienced midfielders nd a goal gettin attacker.Dats all

  5. Macedonia

    August 24, 2012 at 11:31 am

    I’d like to bring him back…he’s great skill player and he can play behind the attackers,like wing or like CF. He’s fast and with good tehnic. We need him

  6. Mr Abdul

    August 24, 2012 at 11:39 am

    I don’t think we need him. what’s wrong wit clint dempsey? he can be an impact sub n he has the premier league experience too.

  7. flexy

    August 24, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    do we need take every body? the team looks determined lets see how it goes, d players themselves need to believe they can do it, they should be more committed than ever before

  8. vijayan Alexander

    August 26, 2012 at 6:52 am

    gd news for the gunners……….. welcome home Mr. Eduardo

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