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Emmanuel Frimpong says Samir Nasri is an idiot and Arsene Wenger is the best manager

All that, and more, in a very candid interview the former Arsenal player gave to the Telegraph

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Emmanuel Frimpong has never shied away from stating his opinion, and the Telegraph found him, currently without a club, to be as engaging as ever in an interview published last weekend.

In it, the former Arsenal youth player - who made six appearances for the club, before being sold to Barnsley in 2014 - opens up about many things Arsenal, and while his falling out with the club and Arsene Wenger prior to being sold divided them at the time, he revealed that there is no better manager in the world for youth players than Wenger himself.

Along with that opinion, Frimpong also stated that he’ll never have respect for former teammate Samir Nasri, whom he labeled “an idiot” and who blamed him for their 2-0 loss to Liverpool early in the 2011-12 season (and who also said to Frimpong, during a training, that “he could by him if he wanted to,” which good Lord that’s brutal), called Jack Wilshere is a close friend whose talent stood above the rest as the pair made their way through the youth academy together, said that Alex Song would eat KFC chicken prior to matches, that Andrei Arshavin was the worst, laziest trainer, and that Cesc Fabregas was “a very, very lovely guy” who went out of his way to congratulate him for his promotion to the first team.

A very DENCH interview by Frimpong, and one that is easy to give knowing his history with the club and how divided the Arsenal world is at the moment.