Wednesday 22 October 2014

Arsene Wenger's worst buys


Andrei Arshavin, £15m from Zenit
As one of the club's most expensive signings the winger has not delivered what his manager had hoped and in recent years has become a fringe player and the subject of numerous transfer whispers.
Julio Baptista, 12-month swap deal, Real Madrid 2006
Came with a big reputation and seemed perfectly suited to English football but proved an overall flop for the club. Photo: Getty Images
Gervinho, £10.8 million
The Ivory Coast international was signed from Lille as speculation mounted that both Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri were set to leave The Emirates. Both departed but Gervinho has been unable to fill the void, showing potential sporadically but otherwise disappointing

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