According to the tabloids, Arsene Wenger will be handed £70million in the summer to spend on new recruits, in a bid to push Arsenal back towards the Premier League title race and away from the battle for fourth spot.
It’s an unusual situation for the Gunners gaffer, who is well known for his reluctance to spend big and opt for cheaper alternatives in the transfer market whenever they are available.
But this year, the Frenchman has implied things will be different. The Emirates faithful are desperate for a marquee signing, and will not put up with another campaign of mediocrity from the North Londoners.
With that in mind, we’ve come up with a shortlist of FIVE overzealous signings that would certainly signal intent on the part of the Gunners, but in the process most probably consume the vast majority of the summer transfer budget.