It looked like Arsenal had got off to a flyer in this transfer window by announcing Granit Xhaka almost immediately after the season ended, and then going straight in for Jamie Vardy as well.
But now it looks like us Gooners are going to held in suspense until after England get knocked out of the Euros in the quarterfinals before finding out if we are successful, which means that we could miss out on other targets if we get a negative response.
But since we heard that Vardy is still thinking about it, Wenger has come out and said that the 29 year-old is not experienced enough to be an automatic first choice for England. “I don’t think that Vardy will be a starter,” Le Prof said. “He has earned his place in the squad.
“I don’t say this because he does not have the quality, but because he doesn’t have enough experience at that level to say the whole tournament will depend on Vardy. Will he be there? Certainly.”
Does this mean that Wenger is also wary of playing Vardy in high pressure games like the Champions League? Last season, Leicester won the title but had hardly any distractions in the form of cup games, having been knocked out of the League Cup and the FA Cup at an early stage.
Could Wenger be warning Vardy to expect to be on the bench regurlarly?