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Mathieu Debuchy has blasted Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger for stopping him from joining Manchester United in January.
Two years ago, Debuchy was the subject of interest from Manchester United after failing to secure a regular first-team place.
A move didn’t materialise and he eventually joined Bordeaux on loan.
He said: “I would have liked to have left Arsenal earlier and to have played for a different club.
“There were moments when I was angry with the manager.
“There was an approach from Manchester United and he did not want me to leave.”
Debuchy left Arsenal on a permanent deal last month to join Saint-Etienne.