Serge Gnabry is currently plying his trade in the Bundesliga with German giants Bayern Munich, and he looks like he could be the Bavarian’s next massive talent. However, just over two years ago the 23-year-old was flogged by Arsenal to Werder Bremen after an unsuccessful loan spell with West Bromwich Albion.
One of Arsenal’s BIGGEST mistakes in recent times – Selling Serge Gnabry. pic.twitter.com/BiGh3jUdM0
— LTArsenal (@ltarsenal) 18 December 2018
At the age of just 23, Gnabry has his whole career ahead of him and after gaining experience in the Premier League with both Arsenal and WBA, his move to Germany has seen him come to life. Getting game time at Werder Bremen, Hoffenheim and Bayern Munich has turned him into a terrific and dangerous winger, who could be a long-term replacement for the legendary Frank Ribery.
The French winger is still at the club and going strong at the age of 35, but he’s certainly near to retirement. When he does eventually hang up his boots the obvious man to replace him for the next however many years is the former Arsenal man. Gnabry has already scored four goals in the league for Bayern this season and he’s not struggling to get in the side at the moment, which makes the decision to let him leave Arsenal just over two years ago seem even stranger.
You can read the Gunners’ thoughts on Gnabry here:
He was far better than Alex Iwobi….
— II CAPO DEI CAPI (@olivermoney) December 18, 2018
the west brom loan was the blunder
— Ramit Sharma (@Guggusharma) December 18, 2018
It was a shocking news when it came – that we are selling Gnabry! Made no sense.
— sounak (@Sounak) December 18, 2018
Why don't we insert Buy Back clauses.
— Rishabh Sharma (@Rishabhrs7) December 18, 2018
Said so at the time! Agree with you now! Kid had real talent
— Tony Lippett (@goonerlippo) December 18, 2018
At least you realise it mate. No one else seems to
— Lewis Markham (@lewis_markham) December 18, 2018
hope we dont make the same mistake with nelson
— Izuku Midoriya (@marz_neeks) December 18, 2018
Sins of the old regime
— Kartik Joshi (@kartikjan23) December 18, 2018
Loads of would love to have Gnabry back and are still gutted that the electric German was allowed to leave back in summer 2016.