Manchester City and Arsenal are both considered to be among the best football clubs in the English Premier League and home to some of Europe’s most famous football stars.
Though the two English clubs may share a long-time rivalry playing in the same domestic football league, some football stars have had an opportunity to play for both of them during their EPL spell.
1. Patrick Vieira
Crystal Palace’s 46-year-old French football manager Patrick Vieira had the opportunity of playing for Man City and Arsenal during his active football playing days.
2. Emmanuel Adebayor
38-year-old Togolese football star Emmanuel Adebayor played for Manchester City and Arsenal during his spell in the English Premier League, playing as a striker at both clubs.
3. Nicolas Anelka
The 43-year-old French football manager Nicolas Anelka had the opportunity of playing as a forward at both Man City and Arsenal during his active professional football playing days.
4. David Seaman
The 58-year-old English former professional football superstar David Seaman played as a goalkeeper at both Arsenal and Man City before he retired.
5. Kolo Toure
41-year-old Ivorian football coach Kolo Toure had the opportunity of playing at both Arsenal and Man City during his professional football playing days, playing as a defender for the two EPL clubs.
6. Gael Clichy
The French football star Gael Clichy played at both Manchester City and Arsenal during his spell in the English Premier League, playing as a full-back for both clubs.
7. Samir Nasri
The talented 35-year-old French footballer Samir Nasri played as an attacking midfielder at Manchester City and Arsenal during his EPL football playing days.
8. Niall Quinn
55-year-old Irish former professional footballer Niall Quinn played for both Arsenal and Manchester City during his active football playing days, playing as a striker at both clubs.
9. Gabriel Jesus
Arsenal’s 25-year-old Brazilian forward Gabriel Jesus is one of the latest players to join the list.
Before joining the London club, Gabriel Jesus played as a striker for Man City, making over 200 appearances and scoring 95 goals at the club.
10. Oleksandr Zinchenko
Arsenal’s 25-year-old Ukrainian football superstar Oleksandr Zinchenko is the latest player to join the least.
Zinchenko also played for Manchester City before joining Arsenal, making over 100 match appearances for the club.