Posted on Sunday, 24th February 2013 by Ernest Mvue
Ian Wright, however, has been one of the most vocal in the last few days.
‘£70m is not enough! If Arsenal are going to stay in the top four they are going to need £200m or so to really compete and attract the right players.’
This is the same man who has been campaigning for Wenger to be sacked, and I guess he will have a lot more to say between now and the end of the summer.
On player sales, Wright said:
‘Players leave the club, it’s the nature of football, Thierry [Henry] left, [Samir] Nasri left, Robin left but Wenger needs to replenish the squad in the right way and he’s just not doing it at the moment. £70m isn’t enough.’
‘Arsenal can’t be in the market for £15 million players, they need to add a few world class £30 million plus players to start competing again.’
I tend to agree with him, but saying that we need to splash out £200 million in order to stay in the top four is a little bit over the top. £100 million should be enough to strengthen our side over the summer.
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