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Talking balls: Arsenal war chest swells to £267.55m

by | 13th, March 2015

Talking Balls: just how large is Arsenal’s “war chest”?

On March 111 2015, Sami Mokbel told Daily Mail readers that Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger will “target a central defender, a holding midfielder and a goalkeeper this summer with a £50million transfer war ches t.”

On Febraury 20, 2012, the Metro said Arsenal had a £55m war chest

On 9th September 2009, the Daily Telegraph said Arsenal had a £60m war chest “.

In April 2014, the Metro said Arsene Wenger had been “handed a £70million transfer war chest “.

On January 28 2014, The Irish Independent said Wenger had been handed a £80m war chest “.

That same day the Daily Star talked of Arsenal’s £100m war chest “.

Now let’s see how much Arsenal spent on players in those years. These figures are for net spend.

2009 :  -£31m

2012 :  -£17.55m

2014£46m

Taking the highest figures suggested by the Press and factoring in the money Arsenal actually spent, that Transfer

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