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Arsenal striker Chamakh rules out returning to French political arena

Arsenal striker Marouane Chamakh won't be returning to the political arena this summer.

The Mirror says despite leafletting for Bordeaux regional hopeful Jean Salalle a year ago, Arsenal's Chamakh has announced he will not stand for the local elections.

He said: "It was a good experience, even though I wasn't expecting it to get so much attention the way it did.

"I came to the conclusion that no one does you any favours in politics, it's worse than football!"

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