David O’Leary played for Arsenal Football Club. The former Irish defender joined Arsenal as a youth in 1973. He made his first team debut in 1975. O’Leary left Arsenal for Leeds United in 1993 on a free transfer. In total, he made 722 appearances for Arsenal and scored 14 goals. “Spider” wore the number 5 for Arsenal, but wore several other numbers as well during his time at the club. After retiring as a player he went on to manage Leeds United, Aston Villa, and Al-Ahli. O’Leary was born on May 2, 1958.
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According to a report last week, Arsenal's chairman Sir Chips Keswick is keen to bring David O'Leary back to the club to help with 'haphazard recruitment'.
Arsenal have invited the likes of Thierry Henry, Patrick Vieira, Dennis Bergkamp and many more back to the club for Arsene Wenger's final home game, according to reports.
David O'Leary, Alan Smith and Lee Dixon believe that Arsene Wenger's record of Premier League games managed will never be surpassed.