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Has this summer highlighted Arsenal’s previous restraints?

Date: 28th July 2014 at 6:30pm
Written by Thomas Hallett

Arsene Wenger’s relaxed, gregarious character and the setting of Brazil’s beaches were deceptive. Here was the Arsenal manager in out-of-office mode, seemingly happy to allow domestic rival clubs to bolster their squads unchallenged and create an impression that this was the same old song Arsenal fans had forced to listen to for the best part of the last decade. But we’re now 18 days on from Alexis Sanchez’s signing at Arsenal. It didn’t come as a nervy deadline day deal like high-profile signings of the past, nor can it be said that the club were lucky to stumble upon the Chilean’s availability as, reportedly, they did with Mesut Ozil a year ago. It’s long been known that Alexis would move on from Barcelona. Luis Suarez’s signing added to that. But in Alexis, Arsenal were targeting a player not too dissimilar in playing style to that of Barcelona’s newly-signed Uruguayan forward, a player Wenger openly ... Read More

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