Date: 11th January 2008 at 3:50pm
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Arsene Wenger’s latest comments have all but confirmed football’s worst kept secret that Arsenal midfielder is on his way out of Ashburton Grove.

Diarra signed for Arsenal from Chelsea at the beginning of the season, and despite proving himself to be a magnificent player, the lack of first team opportunities coupled with an impatient attitude means Diarra will not be an Arsenal player for much longer.

In Wenger’s Friday press conference, he confirmed that nothing has been decided with regards to Lassana’s future, but he’ll tell us the news when there is some.

The Frenchman said, ‘[There is] nothing [to announce] at the moment. When we have some news will give it to you, don’t worry,’

I hate to see talent wasted, but to challenge for honours you need players who want to play for the club, and whilst I rate Diarra highly, we have no place for the wrong attitude.