Former Arsenal right-back and Ivory Coast international, Emmanuel Eboue was arrested on suspicion of Arson in Enfield.

A statement published by the Metropolitan Police read: 'Police investigating an alleged arson at a residential address in Enfield on Saturday, 30 June, arrested a 35-year-old man on suspicion of arson and malicious communications outside the address at around 17:00hrs on Saturday, 7 July.

Eboue, who played  214 times for the Gunners between 2005 and 2011 has been released on bail but still faces an investigation for malicious communications.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "He has since been released with no further action in respect of the arson allegation. He has been bailed for further enquiries in relation to the other offences."

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Recall that Eboue who has been out of professional football for two-years, went broke following a nasty divorce that saw him lost everything. 

Speaking to Canal, he said: 'All I want is to return to football once more. I still possess ability.I would even go to places like Baghdad or Pakistan just to play football. I don't care where.  

'I live with my bags already packed, as there is a chance I could be kicked out of my house.I don't have anyone by my side nowadays. I feel abandoned. I used to get on well with my children and my family, and now I am completely alone.'

According to reports, Eboue may be unable to afford legal representation for the Arson case following a failed appeal against his divorce.

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