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Arsenal confirm willingness to join Galatasaray in 'helping' Eboue

Arsenal are keen to assist Emmanuel Eboue get back on his feet.

The 34-year-old recently opened up about how he nearly committed suicide following a bitter divorce that left him with nothing.

Galatasaray coach Fatih Terim has since offered Eboue a coaching role with the club's U14 team.

And an Arsenal spokesman told the Daily Mail: "We are all so sorry to hear the reports about Manu's recent difficulties and will explore whether we can help in any way."

Eboue played for Arsenal for seven years before moving to Turkish side Galatasaray in 2011.

He has represented the Ivory Coast 79 times, scoring three goals in his international career and playing at the World Cup.

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