Carl Jenkinson has finally left Arsenal, bringing down the curtain on the biggest fan adventure ever seen in the world of football.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 27: Carl Jenkinson of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on February 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND – FEBRUARY 27: Carl Jenkinson of Arsenal reacts during the Premier League match between Arsenal FC and AFC Bournemouth at Emirates Stadium on February 27, 2019 in London, United Kingdom. (Photo by Catherine Ivill/Getty Images)

Arriving in 2011 from Charlton for a fee of just over £1m, Carl Jenkinson has somehow remained an Arsenal player until 2019. Now, the Arsenal fan will ply his trade for Nottingham Forest after the club announced his move on a three-year deal with Arsenal reportedly receiving £2m and including, hilariously, a sell-on clause.

Over the course of his eight years as an Arsenal player, Jenkinson played 70 times for the first team, scoring a solitary goal while providing five assists. Averaging less than 10 appearances per yer since his arrival, he has also enjoyed two loan spells during his time at the club.

Arsenal's English defender Carl Jenkinson celebrates scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road in Norwich on May 11, 2014. (LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images)
Arsenal’s English defender Carl Jenkinson celebrates scoring their second goal during the English Premier League football match between Norwich City and Arsenal at Carrow Road in Norwich on May 11, 2014. (LINDSEY PARNABY/AFP/Getty Images)

There isn’t an Arsenal fan on the planet who doesn’t wish Carl Jenkinson well in his move. A true Arsenal fan who somehow ended up at the club his family has loved for generations, in some ways, Carl was all of us, living the dream.

Good luck, Carl!