Arsenal fans were subject to more transfer misery on deadline day.
The Gunners wanted a top striker and defensive midfielder as big-money moves for the likes of Karim Benzema, Edinson Cavani and Adrien Rabiot were mooted, but ended up with only disappointment.
There have been calls for thrifty manager Arsene Wenger to be sacked, and that movement may get stronger after reading these five damning facts about Arsenal’s summer window…
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Only two Premier League clubs spent less
Arsenal’s transfer spend totals at a meagre £13m – with £10m of that on their single major addition, goalkeeper Petr Cech. Only newly-promoted Norwich City and Swansea City, whose free signing of Cameroonian attacker Andre Ayew is proving to be a brilliant bit of business, spent less at £10m each.
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