ARSENAL will dump Stephan Lichtsteiner as a part of an Emirates summer time clearout.
The Swiss flop joined the Gunners from Juventus final 12 months on a free and was the primary arrival below boss Unai Emery.
However the 35-year-old has struggled in England making simply 13 Premier League appearances.
And his poor kind has led to Arsenal opting to not take up the choice of extending his contract for one more 12 months, in keeping with Objective.
His final look was in Sunday’s 1-1 draw at residence to Brighton, a outcome ending any hopes of a top-four end with their solely hope of Champions League soccer subsequent season is successful the Europa League.
Arsenal set for a serious overhaul of the squad forward of subsequent time period with Aaron Ramsey, Petr Cech and Danny Welbeck all leaving.
And the futures of Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Mesut Ozil, Shkodran Mustafi and Mohamad Elneny all nonetheless unclear.
However it was the information of Lichtsteiner’s exit that has put some Gooners in a great temper on social media.
Varun Kothuri tweeted: “Thank god for small mercies.”
One other merely mentioned: “Good riddance.”
In the meantime, Arsenal are near confirming Edu as their new technical director.
The Brazilian who spent 4 years at Highbury below Arsene Wenger will substitute Sven Mislintat within the soccer division after his exit in February.