Arsenal starlet Jeff Reine-Adelaide joins Angers and returns to France after three-year spell at the Emirates
- Jeff Reine-Adelaide has left Arsenal to return to French football with Angers
- The midfielder spent the latter half of last season on loan at the Ligue 1 club
- Reine-Adelaide, 20, joined Arsenal from French side Lens in the summer of 2015
- The French youth international was left out of Arsenal’s pre-season tour squad
The midfielder spent the latter half of last season on loan with the Ligue 1 club and has now sealed a permanent switch for an undisclosed fee.
It marks a return to France for the 20-year-old, who joined Arsenal from French side Lens in the summer of 2015.
Arsenal youngster Jeff Reine-Adelaide has called time on his career at the Emirates
The player went on to make eight first-team appearances in his three years with the Gunners, but found opportunities limited.
Taking to their official website to announce the news of Reine-Adelaide’s move, Arsenal wished the player well for his next chapter.
‘We would like to wish Jeff all the best for the future.’
Brought in under Arsene Wenger, Reine-Adelaide appeared to be a promising prospect and flourished during the pre-season Emirates Cup competition of 2015.
After dazzling against Lyon, Wenger sung the praises of player highly.
The youngster has signed for Angers, where he spent the latter half of last season on loan
Reine-Adelaide is something special, you know,” he told Arsenal Player.
‘After his cameo against Lyon in the Emirates Cup. “He is a great talent and when he came on you could see that… I don’t remember how I played at 17 but I didn’t play like that!’