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Transfer balls: Arsenal get a new spine, Gibbs sold and everything is rosy

by | 1st, March 2016

Soccer - Barclays Premier League - West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal - The Hawthorns Two days after a limp Arsenal lost to a mid-table Manchester United side and the Daily Mail leads with news that the Gunners have £135m to spend. The Mail says Arsenal have “cash reserves” of £135m  – but will give Arsene Wenger only half of it to strengthen his squad this summer”.

It’s not Wenger’s fault Arsenal are toothless in attack and palsied in defence, says the Arsenal marketing team whose fingers are all over this ‘news’.  It’s Arsenal’s “hierarchy”. Blame them. Leave Wenger alone.

Trouble is that Pep Guardiola has £150m to spend at Manchester City, Manchester United will chuck another £100m at the brand – although the Express says the Red Devils already have found “a generation to rival the class of ’92. and Chelsea have £150m for next season’s push.

What does £75m buy Arsenal?

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