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St Etienne coach Puel tells Saliba: You'll be a great Arsenal player

St Etienne coach Claude Puel has paid tribute to William Saliba after the defender officially cut ties last week.

Having spent the season on-loan from Arsenal, there was hope at ASSE of extending the arrangement so Saliba could play in the French Cup final, but terms couldn't be agreed.

In a video message, Puel paid tribute to Saliba yesterday: “I would have loved for you, and appreciated that you could finish the season. Play this final.

"(But) all the best, as they say over there. You're going to have a great season and become a great player there.

"We'll meet again."

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