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Real Sociedad defender Nacho Monreal: Right call to quit Arsenal

Real Sociedad defender Nacho Monreal says he made the right decision to leave Arsenal last August.

The Spaniard had started the first three matches of the season under Unai Emery.

On Deadline Day, however, he opted to return to his native Basque Country - signing for Real Sociedad to bring his six-and-a-half year spell in North London to a close.

He told El Pais: "The truth is yes. It was a difficult decision because I loved the competition, I was in a good moment and I had the confidence of the coach and the club.

"I still had opportunities to play, but after many months, things are now going well at Real [Sociedad]. We have a good team and I do not regret my decision."

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