The Emirates breathed a sigh of relief on Saturday as Santi Cazorla coolly slotted home in the dying minutes, to give the Gunners victory over Aston Villa and a much needed boost after the annual Wenger vilifying reared its ugly head with more ferocity than usual this month.
However, the Frenchman isn’t out of the spotlight yet; a less than impressive victory over an awfully inconsistent Villa side, hardly gives the Frenchman license to boast in North London. Wenger will always split the Emirates panel; some fans want a change at Arsenal, with the trophy cabinet at the Gunners’ new home remaining a baron wasteland.
The other section of supporters are willing to glance back to a better time, when the long serving Frenchman was heralded a tactical mastermind who lead his team to an incomparable unbeaten domestic season and unearthed some incredible talents from European football’s wilderness.
While the Henry and van Persie like transfers are no doubt testament to Arsenal’s ability to spot a world class player for a pittance, fans of the old guard forget that Wenger is only human and has made some serious errors in judgement, contributing to some of the most unexplainable appalling transfers in Premier League history. Here, we take a look at the Frenchman’s Ten Most Questionable Signings at Arsenal and there are some absolute shockers. Look away now Mr. Wenger…