5 Top Players That Left Arsenal And Won The Champions League

Arsenal and their fans have been trolled down the years for not being able to win the Champions league title with their closest chance coming in their 2006 final loss to Barcelona.

A lot of Players have left Arsenal ever since to directly or indirectly fulfill that dream with the Gunners now struggling to even qualifying for a tournament they prided themselves to easily qualifying for under former Manager, Arsene Wenger.

Here is the List of Players that left Arsenal to finally win the UCL title :

  • Thierry Henry

Number one had to be none other than Arsenal’s Legendary striker, Thierry Henry. The Frenchman won everything including achieving an invincible season with the Gunners but he did win one title, which was the UCL. After losing to Barca in the final in 2006, Henry later joined the Catalans where alongside Lionel Messi and Samuel Eto’o, he finally went on and won the prestigious prize in 2009 after Barcelona beat Man United 2-0 in the final.

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  • Ashley Cole

The Legendary English defender started his illustrious career at Arsenal before moving to join rivals, Chelsea. At the Gunners, Cole was in that 2006 final when Arsenal lost to Barcelona. He however finally won the UCL title with Chelsea in 2012 after a tense penalty shoot out win over Bayern Munich.

  • Alex Oxlade Chamberlain

The English Midfielder was also once an Arsenal Player but he never came close to winning the UCL despite playing in it regularly. Chamberlain however won it with Liverpool in 2018 after leaving Arsenal.

  • Serge Gnabry

The German winger was also once an Arsenal Player but he flopped despite his obvious talent. He later left the Gunners to other clubs before finally joining Bayern Munich and helping the German club to UCL success in 2020 in their win over PSG.

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  • Olivier Giroud

It looks like the French Forward started winning major trophies since he left Arsenal. Giroud became a FIFA World cup winner, Europa league winner and more especially a Champions league winner with Chelsea when he helped the Blues to victory back in 2021.

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