Arsenal boss Wenger opens door to Gilberto stay

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has left the door open to Gilberto Silva staying at Emirates stadium.

"It's not necessarily goodbye to Gilberto," said Wenger. "I want him to stay but I have to sit down with him and see what he wants to do and go from there.

"Gilberto is like Jens Lehmann. You can rely on them, they're fantastic professionals.

"Gilberto is a really fantastic guy.

"We won trophies with Gilberto and Jens because they're special human beings. You don't win with average people."

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