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The Gunners chief is set to up his transfer activity over the coming week amid growing concern over the club’s activity this summer.

Having already missed out on big names such as Gonzalo Higuain and Luis Suarez, the Frenchman is determined to lure in some fresh faces, and has made strengthening his defence a priority.

An opening day home defeat at the hands of Aston Villa displayed the Londoners’ vulnerabilities, and Wenger is planning to address these with moves for Williams and Richards.

Williams has been on Arsenal’s radar for much of the summer, and although Swansea are far from keen to let him leave, they have admitted that a tempting offer may force them to sell.

The Welshman would provide competition for Per Mertesacker and Laurent Koscielny, while adding some much needed physicality.

Richards is Wenger’s other target, with the City defender facing an uncertain future at the Etihad Stadium.

The burly utility man has endured a torrid time with injuries, but Arsenal are hopeful that they can give him a platform to return to full fitness and force his way into the England squad.

Arsenal fans, would Ashley Williams and Micah Richards considerably improve your defence?

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  • Idealist
    8 months ago

    Wenger is such a big liar!!! First go public said he has big cash of £70 mill and will spend big. From first person is the list, Gonzalo Higuain then moved on to Rooney, Suarez, Wiliams and many more…the list just continues. But the best thing is, why he’s urging the premier league association to cut short on the transfer? Obviously this old man is lying and from the begging he didn’t intend to improvise the squad at all..but thinking when start of the season and as long as the team is winnin, fans will fast forgotten about buying…I guess he must have miscalculated not knowing the team will lose in the opening…what a lame excuse liar!!!

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  • Rob
    8 months ago

    Idealist, you are so fu***ed up in your head, grammar and spelling, you should give up on Arsenal and enrol for some therapy.

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  • vic
    8 months ago

    U c peeps we already knw dat cabaye is sure to join arsenal cus he doesnt worth more dan d askn price..bt av dis blv in wenga,1 gk,1 defenda,2 midfielders nd mayb a strika

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  • getachew
    8 months ago

    i don’t believe wenger that he is playing gamble over us he is so greedy and surrendered man already by other clubs in Europa

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  • Marv
    8 months ago

    Wow Vic. Speak English much?

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