I've watched quite a bit of M'Vila this season and I haven't been impressed.
|Gilberto Silva||£4.5 million|
|Patrick Vieira||£3.5 million|
|Emmanuel Petit||£2.5 million|
|Alex Song||£1 million|
|Mathieu Flamini||Free transfer|
I refuse to believe that Wenger would pay £17 million for a defensive midfielder when five of his best ever defensive midfielders cost a combined £11.5 million.
If Arsenal are willing to spend that much on M'Vila, it will give Lille a reason to further inflate Eden Hazard's transfer fee.
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