Arsenal’s forgotten Brazil midfielder released and has plenty of offers.
Forgotten Arsenal midfielder Denilson has agreed to cancel the remainder of his contract after coming to an agreement with the club, according to Sky Sports.
The Brazilian has spent the last two seasons on loan at Sao Paulo in his home country, after it became clear he was not going to develop into the requisite quality to play for the the Gunners on a regular basis.
After 153 appearances for the north London side, in which he scored eleven goals and supplied thirteen assists in all competitions, Denilson’s Arsenal career is over at the age of 25.
Though hardly remembered amongst Gunners supporters as a fierce tackler, Denilson’s disciplinary record in his home country makes fairly extraordinary reading.
In his 83 games for Sao Paulo, the Brazilian has received 39 yellow cards and been sent off five times, but that has not stopped him having plenty of offers from clubs across the globe.
“I can confirm Denilson and Arsenal have agreed to terminate his contract at the end of this month,” agent Alexandre Soares told Sky Sports.
“Denilson is free to move to another club and a number of clubs are interested in him.
“I do not want to name teams, but there is interest from Brazil as well as Russia, Italy, Germany and Turkey and I am talking to them.
“No decision has been made and we will assess all offers that come our way.
“If Denilson does stay in Brazil, Sao Paulo has the priority, but I do not rule out him moving to another Brazilian club as well.”