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Big Bad Wolves 10 Arsenal Players with the highest red cards

Former France international and Arsenal Captain, Patrick Vieira leads the list of ten Arsenal players with the most red cards.

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Arsene Wenger has managed Arsenal since he move from Monaco in 1997, within that period, ten of his players raked a number of 43 Red Cards in 12 seasons play

Arsene Wenger has managed Arsenal since he move from Monaco in 1997, within that period, ten of his players raked a number of 43 Red Cards in 12 seasons

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Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger is reputable for his slow, paced round the field kind of game which requires players to be more offensive with the ball than off it.

So the count on Arsenal players receiving red cards, on more than one occasion could be hard to swallow.

A count of ten Arsenal players, all played under Arsene Wenger reveals a shocking total of 43 red cards between 1997 and until the last on the list, Philippe Senderos who left in 2010.

  1. Patrick Vieira – 10 Red Cards; the France international on average received one red card a season

  2. Martin Keown – 7 Red Cards

  3. Sol Campbell – 4 Red Cards; most notable for the headbutt on Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

  4. Emmanuel Petit – 4 Red Cards; the Frenchman followed Arsene Wenger to Highbury and ended his three year reign with 85 appearances.

  5. Gilles Grimandi – 4 Red Cards; also followed Wenger from Monaco to Arsenal

  6. Ray Parlour – 4 Red Cards; the self-proclaimed Romford Pele was sent off in two Champions League matches against Leverkusen and Lens; EPL clubs Middlesborough and Newcastle.

  7.  Robin Van Persie – 4 Red Cards

  8. Dennis Bergkamp – 4 Red Cards

  9. Oleg Luzhny – 3 Red Cards

  10.  Philippe Senderos – 3 Red Cards.

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