Arsenal have had a lot of players in the past who were signed with a lot of expectations placed on them because of the potential they showed at their previous clubs. However, not all of them have gone on to leave an impressive mark on their careers at the club.



One of those players is Eduardo da Silva, formerly a striker who was then deployed as a supporting striker and as a winger in some games later in his career. Having played for Legia Warsaw, Club Atletico Paranaense, FC Shakhtar Donetsk, and Arsenal in his career, the Brazilian-born Croatian footballer signed for the Gunners in 2007 and left in 2010 after a career that he didn’t enjoy.

He has now opened up on his time at the Emirates Stadium, insisting that he wished he had a better career at Arsenal. After joining the Gunners in 2007, fans expected him to have a bright future at the club as they believed that he was going to add something tangible to the team. However, it didn’t go as planned and after spending just three years, his time at the north London club was up and he had to leave in search of another club he would play for.

According to the player, he was excited at the prospect of joining Arsenal and he said that everything was already in place for him to succeed at the club. After his unveiling, during the first interview he held at Arsenal, he mentioned that it was a dream come true for him to be signing for the English Premier League giants and that he was ready to work hard to make a big hit at the club.

He said that he wished everything went differently for him and that he had a better understanding of English football before joining because it would have helped him settle in better to the English style of playing and it would have helped him a lot.

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