Liverpool star Luis Suarez might be staying but Arsenal do not care. Earlier this year, Arsenal football club announced £17.8 million profit and showed that the club has over 100 million cash reserves. They are one of the best run clubs in the world as far as business sense is concerned and there is more brilliant news for them.
The premier league season will begin tomorrow and in a few months gunners are £11 million richer. Congratulations Arsenal, that is surely another milestone achieved but as usual financially. When did that happen, well here is how.
Arsenal have let go no less than 28 players, sold a few, released a few, loaned a few and have earned £11 million while their spending on transfers this summer is £0. Another youngster signed that too for FREE, Yaya Sanogo. How exciting is that for the fans.
Even after all the financial strength and Champions League football, not so strong PL clubs have signed quality players. Even Arsenal’s arch rivals have signed world class players but gunners remain stuck in their old dilemma i.e. Never going to pay the asking price and Waste time.
Madrid wanted 30 odd million for Higuain, a top quality proven finisher; Arsenal didn’t want to pay more than 20 odd. Liverpool want 50 plus million for Suarez, Arsenal kept on wasting time with useless bids. Now the Gustavo saga completely sums everything up.
The Brazilian himself claimed that he would like to play for Gunners and the asking price was not really too high for the Champions League and Confederations Cup winner. However, once again Arsenal failed to lure their target.
Fans cannot get more frustrated, the promises were made for nothing? Wenger does claim that he is looking to sign a 2-3 players before the market closes (don’t forget to bet against him and don’t expect world class players) still other clubs have secured their deals early in the transfer season to prepare well for the new season.
How on earth some supporters saw ambitions in Arsenal’s non serious approach is beyond everyone. Wenger kept on talking about winning the league title and the fans hoped against hope for a quality signing. For worst, a poor start will surely amplify the outcry of Arsenal fans. They always get CL football, they may as well get it again somehow, but the trophy drought is likely to continue if no world class player is signed.
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