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Toure committed to help end Arsenal´s trophy drought

SoccerNews in English Premier League 24 Apr 2008

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Kolo Toure wants to stay at Arsenal for the rest of his career and help the Gunners end their trophy drought.

Toure, 27, remains positive about the future of Arsene Wenger's team, despite the late-season meltdown that saw them surrender first place in the Premier League and crash out of the Champions League at Liverpool.

With young talents like Cesc Fabregas, Robin van Persie and Emmanuel Adebayor flourishing at the Emirates Stadium, Toure sees no reason why Arsenal shouldn't end their three-year wait for silverware next season.

“I believe in this team, this club, I love this club I see Arsenal as part of my life now,” Toure told Sky Sports News.

“It would be difficult to leave this club, but in football you never know. The best thing for me would be to stay at Arsenal and win the Premiership again and win the Champions League.

“I really want to do that for the club as the club has never won it and to be the first people to win the Champions League you would be heroes, that is what I am looking for and if I have to spend my whole career at this club and win this trophy that would be amazing for me.

“I would love it to stay for life and if I can win all trophies that would be fantastic.”

Toure could be leading Arsenal in their bid for success next season after suggestions Wenger may take the captain's armband from William Gallas.

The Ivory Coast defender admits he would love to be Arsenal's skipper but he is happy to lead by example regardless.

“I would be really, really proud (to be captain), but that is not my first focus because for me I feel like a captain on the pitch,” he said.

“I know I have been there I am one of the oldest players in the squad now so naturally I feel like a captain and it doesn't matter if I have the armband of not.

“I just feel this club is in my heart it is my first club in Europe. I love the club, the fans and the people around so I am glad to play for this club.”

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Toure you feelings is what most of us (Arsenal fans) are feeling. That you should stay to help Arsenal win trophies. He is a graet player to the team and to the fans. whether with the armband or not i usual rank him as the best defender in the world .

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wenger sign mature and experince player

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