Manchester City signing Gael Clichy denies he's left a sinking ship at Arsenal.

Clichy is still backing Arsenal and boss Wenger to succeed without him.

He told The Sun: "Whoever leaves, Arsenal will still be Arsenal. Great players have left before - Patrick Vieira, Robert Pires, Thierry Henry, Emmanuel Adebayor and Kolo Toure - but they've still competed and coped well.

"And I know they will be up there in the table whatever happens and whoever leaves.

"They are a huge club with a great manager and great players so, for me, they will always be a big threat to anyone.

"I'm sure Arsene will find a solution for whatever happens."

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