Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger made the correct call in selling Swiss defenders Philippe Senderos and Johan Djourou.
Johan Djourou, who joined Hamburg SV in April, is still popular among Arsenal Twitter followers.
As Group E's top seeds, Switzerland may be about to upstage neighbours France and go on to their best international tournament in years.
Johan Djourou lets everyone know that he is fully fit and is looking forward to playing for Switzerland at the World Cup.
Veteran coach Ottmar Hitzfeld has named his 23-man group for the World Cup, with an additional 6 players on standby.
Arsenal are reported to have allowed defender Johan Djourou to sign a permanent deal to stay on at Hamburg, leaving a vacancy for an up-and-coming young centre back to join the Gunners.
All the latest news and gossip from The Emirates this evening.
The Bundesliga outfit are claimed to have been backed into a corner after Johan Djourou made his 20th league outing for the club in the weekend defeat at Mönchengladbach.
All the latest news and gossip from The Emirates Stadium this morning.
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