Wednesday, 4th July 2012, 4pm
Today I plan to publish a statement on my site telling everyone I am leaving Arsenal. Having rejected the contract last summer twice I thought they would have guessed, it’s not like I kept it a secret. I rejected the contract again this season and have really really hinted that I’m off. My last statement of the season was:
“No matter what happens, I’ll always love Arsenal…”
Straight out of Henry’s book! I have no idea how this came as a shock to anyone… really, are people that stupid. Mr Gazidis and Mr Wenger did tell me to keep it a secret, but I’m useless at secrets and to be honest, I want to sign for the highest bidder at the highest price. I’ve told Man City I don’t want to sign for them, so hopefully they will up their offer!
I thought I’d be a bit clever and release a statement – you see, the club have signed Podolski and Giroud so the fans are happy. I’ve done whilst Gazidis is on holiday (hehe), I’m a cheeky little one, aren’t I?
That Wenger of ours (well, yours