Although he never played alongside Tomas Rosicky, Sead Kolasinac knows plenty about the former Gunner who has called time on his career.
Rosicky joined us from Borussia Dortmund in 2006 and spent 10 years at Emirates Stadium, before leaving for his childhood club Sparta Prague.
“I remember him from the time when he was at Dortmund,” Kolasinac told Arsenal.com. “He was a very good footballer, also when he came here. You’d only ever see him doing good things, either when you read about him or watched him play.
“What I also still remember is that goal early on in the game away at Tottenham, when he smashed one into the corner with the outside of his foot. That’s what really sticks in my head.
“There’s always a time where the next phase of your life arrives, and that’s the case for him now. You can only speak positively about his career. He was a very good footballer and, from what my team-mates here have told me, he’s a very good person too.”
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