Of course every Arsenal fan in the world was hoping that this summer transfer would see Arsene Wenger make a number of big name signings to make good on his promise and the assurances from the Arsenal board that giving the Frenchman a new two year contract would not see the club stagnate as there would be real change in the way the club was run.
That hope soon evaporated and now on transfer deadline day we are scanning the sports websites to see if the Gunners can do some sort of late transfer business to give us all a much needed boost, but I wonder whether it is really worth it while Le Prof is still the manager of Arsenal.
He broke our transfer record again this summer to sign Alexandre Lacazette from Lyon but unlike other striker signings in the Premier League the Frenchman does not look confident and ready to fire Arsenal to glory. Wenger even left him on the bench for the disastrous trip to Liverpool and this is not the only case of quality players seeming to lose their way under Wenger.
Look at last year’s big transfers for instance. Mustafo could be on his way again after just one season and a not very impressive one at that, and Granit Xhaka is looking like a bang average player from the lower divisions. Could the reason that the Arsenal stars, like Ozil, Bellerin, Ramsey and all are not producing their best on a weekly basis be the fault of their coach.
If so, is there any point top Arsenal spending big money on more players while the same man is in charge?