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LM – Robert Pires

Robert Pires
LONDON – APRIL 22: Robert Pires of Arsenal is tackled by Robbie Keane of Spurs during the Barclays Premiership match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Highbury on April 22, 2006 in London, England. (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

Probably one of the greatest wingers in Arsenal history, Pires went from being an unknown to one of Europe’s finest under Wenger.

The Frenchman mostly starred down the left flank, but could also provide support at the centre of the midfield as well.

The 2001/02 FWA Footballer of the Year currently works as a coach back at Arsenal.