Manchester United and Manchester City have spent a huge amount of money to rebuild their squad in order to be invincible in the Premier League this season. The Gunners, on the other hand, haven’t brought any world class player in this summer except for the highly rated Swiss midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach. After club captain Per Mertesacker’s injury blow, followed by Gabriel’s injury, Wenger and Co are frustrated and are looking for a suitable replacement in the centre back position.

Gunners were being booed at their own backyard, after Klopp’s Liverpool won 4-3, from being 1-0 down.

Seeing the situation and the transfer Wenger has made, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has spoken up, criticizing Wenger’s transfer policy and not spending much to attract world class talents.

Henry told Sky Sports:

“The thing I don’t understand is, we’ve been told that Arsenal are wealthy, that we have money, that we can compete against anyone in the market,”

“But when the season starts, we can’t compete in the market. So which one is it? I just don’t understand.

“Are Arsenal still the first choice in England? If a big player becomes available on the market, first of all, can you compete? Can you put the money on the table?

“Next, is the money stupid? We all know the money is stupid but you have to pay.

“And finally, does the player want to come to Arsenal? That’s something we all need to take into consideration. So are we still the first choice in England? I don’t think so.”

With Olivier Giroud not up to match fitness, Alexis Sanchez started up front for the Gunners yesterday against Liverpool.

However, Wenger’s gamble didn’t pay off as Arsenal struggled against the Reds.

And Henry has urged Wenger to buy a striker, or play Sanchez up top with Giroud.

“In general, I think Arsenal need a centre-back and a striker,” he added. “If they cannot get that striker, they should play Alexis Sanchez with Olivier Giroud.

“It doesn’t have to be a world-class striker, but someone who can bring something different. You don’t always win the league with the league’s top goalscorer. I finished top scorer of the league with Arsenal and didn’t win the title.

“Sometimes you just need something different and I think Alexis can be that guy.”


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