Arsenal Transfer Prospect: Starting XI Wenger Should Have Achieved This Summer

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Arsenal Transfer Prospect: Starting XI Wenger Should Have Achieved This Summer
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The Summer has little over a week remaining and Arsenal fans wait intently and eagerly in hopes Arsene Wenger will utilize more of his extended transfer budget and the £35 million acquired from Cesc Fabregas's inevitable sale to European kings Barcelona.

It has been a morale diminishing commencement to 2011/2012 for the Gunners' with one point acquire in their opening two Premier League encounters, thanks to a stalemate with Newcastle and a defeat to Liverpoo.

Furthermore they possess a slender one nil advantage from the first leg UEFA Champions League qualification play off against Udinese and defeat in the second leg will signify financial woes and reputation havoc.

To add salt to wounds for Wenger, key play maker Samir Nasri is certain to secure a £25 million move to Manchester City in the coming days ensuring a Summer where three key players in Gael Clichy, Cesc Fabregas and Nasri have departed.

Comments have arisen that this is the worst Arsenal squad in Wenger's tenure and that the Gunners' have little chance of retaining their place in the notorious "op Four"of the English Premier League.

Fans have also thrown criticism towards Wenger after the Frenchman was only able to sign Gervinho from OSC Lille and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain from Southampton this Summer.

Reinforcements are required at the Emirates, few will argue, but with limited time remaining in the transfer window, it is unlikely the Arsenal manager will be able to attract the big names he desires. Here is the starting XI Arsene Wenger should have achieved.


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