Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Arsenal is in the market to strengthen the team, but he has warned fans not to expect more than three new players.
He believes that he has a good team of players to build upon and that he does not want to change things drastically.
Arsene Wenger said that he is going to favor quality over quantity and that he does not feel that the club needs massive changes to become Premier League champions. This statement might be a bit hard for Arsenal fans to swallow as they feel that the team performance has been pathetic at times this season.
They were hoping that the Arsenal manager will use the transfer window to purchase some new players and help turn the team to challenge for the Premier League title. Continue reading Gunners looking for new players
Former Arsenal midfielder and current Chelsea player Cesc Fabregas stated that he will always be grateful to Arsene Wenger.
He said that the French manager was a second father to him and that he was instrumental in his career.
He stated that he became the player he was thanks to Arsene Wenger’s approach and that he will always remember him as a manager. The Arsenal manager put his trust in the Spaniard when the latter was only a teenager and handed him his first start in the Arsenal team at the age of 16.
Cesc Fabregas said that he had known many managers during his career, and it was probably Arsene Wenger that was the most important one. He stated that he was the one that gave him the first chance as a footballer. He said that from this time on it is up to the player to prove himself but it is important for a manager to trust you as a young player.
Fabregas said that Arsene Wenger was always behind him and that he supported him when things were difficult on the pitch. He stated that the French manager was always there giving him suggestions on how to improve himself not only as a player but also as a person. He said that he was like a second father to him and that there are not many managers that will do this for their players, especially in today’s football world.
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Arsenal are reported to still be interested in a number of forwards to join the Emirates this summer, ahead of the forthcoming season.
The club lost out in the race to sign the Premier League second best goal scorer in the last season in Jamie Vardy as he opted to remain at the King Power Stadium.
There are still a number of player linked to Arsenal aside Alvaro Morata, which seems to be the top on the list after the club offered to double his weekly wages if he joins them this summer. The Gunners are still keen on Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. There were reports recently that the player said he would not be renewing his contract with the Serie A giant when it ends in 2018. Then reports were rife that Arsenal could offer him a pre-deal to sign him when he decides to leave, especially after lost the chance to land the Argentine a while back.
There are lot of reports linking Arsenal to Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette. The player scored 21 goals in the last season in the French Ligue 1. English Premier League team West Ham are reported to also keen on landing the player from the French side but they have not yet improved their bid to reach his asking price of £43.5m. There are reports that Wenger will make a swoop for the player if the Morata deal doesn’t go through. Continue reading ARSENAL KEEN ON A NUMBER OF FORWARDS THIS COMING SEASON