Gervinho may have been a joke at Arsenal but at AS Roma and for the Ivory Coast he is the real deal.
Former Arsenal forward Gervinho has created a frenzy on social media and in the Italian newspapers by seeming to wear women's shoes to a function.
If Sagna and Cazorla depart, they join an impressive group deemed not good enough by Arsene Wenger, or that left in search of silverware.
The futures of Roma coach Rudi Garcia and ex-Arsenal man Gervinho are contractually linked, according to reports in the Italian media.
Now a star at AS Roma the Ivorian gave them the lead with ease against Parma tonight...
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Former Arsenal player Gervinho continued his fine form on the evening his old side could only draw with Swansea City.
Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry has turned down the opportunity to play for the Ivory Coast, pledging his allegiance to Germany instead.
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New Roma manager Rudi Garcia is taking Serie A by storm, with his side leading the standings with seven wins from seven, with former Arsenal forward Gervinho a key player.
Algeria, Ivory Coast, Togo and Tunisia are in Group A of the African Cup of Nations and their involvement has either directly or indirectly affected teams such as Manchester City, West Ham United, Wigan Athletic, Charlton Athletic, Newcastle United, Portsmouth, Nottingham Forest, Wolves and Tottenham Hotspur.
At 1-0 down in their quarter-final, Arsenal forward Gervinho missed a sitter he may struggle to live down.