Arsene Wenger is definitely taking the brunt from Arsenal fans after only bringing in two players during the transfer window, especially as the two losses we have already suffered in the League made it quite obvious that we had a massive problem in midfield. But the fact is that Wenger can only spend what Stan Kroenke gives him for a budget, and according to David Ornstein, the Silent One is extremely keen to challenge the big-spending sides for the Premiership title, but wants Wenger to chieve it on a shoestring (comparatively!).
In his fascinating insight into Arsenal’s summer of woe, he spoke about Wenger’s problems in the transfer window, and then spoke about the club’s aims this season. He tweeted……
That all makes very interesting reading, and it would appear that Ornstein has been working closely with people at Arsenal all through the transfer window, but it also says volumes about Kroenke’s real intentions. If he admits that we simply can’t compete with the spending of the two Manchester clubs and Chelsea, then the fact is that we really are aiming to reach 4th every season!
Now where have I heard that before?