Ghana's Emmanuel Frimpong named among players who flopped at Arsenal

Fri, 3 Apr 2020 Source: Football Ghana

Ghana international, Emmanuel Frimpong has been named among five players who flopped at Arsenal.

The 28-year-old who joined the Gunners academy side at the age of nine had so much prospects but saw his career truncated due to injury.

He made his international debut for the Black Stars on March 24, 2013, in the 2014 World Cup qualifier against Sudan after featuring for the English Under-16 and 17 teams, was named alongside, Jeremie Aliadiere, Fran Merida, David Bentley and Jermaine Pennant.

During his elevation to the senior side, the Ghanaian international was hailed as the next big thing and was sometimes compared to his Cameroon compatriot, Alex Song.

Unfortunately, Frimpong’s career was cut short with injuries and in 2013,he join Barnsley from Arsenal.

He then became a journeyman by joining Russian sides Ufa and Arsenal Tula as well as playing in other European teams with AFC Eskilstuna and Ermis Aradippou.

He ended up retiring at 27 because of injuries.

Source: Football Ghana
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