Thanks for everything Freddie, as player and coach and thanks for being so professional and dignified especially since Arteta took over. Good luck to him in his future career.
His goals in the FA cup will remain with us forever.
Not sure if he was underrated tbh, I always thought peak Freddie was head in very high regard. Monstrous footballer. As quick as anyone at the club, relentless energy, world class timer and of runs, great finisher and could tackle... Spotted my Wenger when he gave England the runaround from an attacking MF role for Sweden. Arsenal legend and immortal imo.
True, any top quality player can be made to look like supporting cast among those outrageous talents that we were lucky to have. And then when they start to dip as Freddie did (did he have a troublesome groin or something that kept troubling him?), they move to another club and that great player gets forgotten.Think playing in the same teams as Henry, Bergkamp, Overmars and Pires kind of made people overlook him to a degree, thought was a top player for us.
I think Wiltord was underrated a tad in the same...he isn't as good as the players above, but he was quality.
With any luck they'll get rid of the Kronkes.The club is making full use of Covid to law mower through the staff, I see.