Five things to know about Arsenal going into the 2013-14 English Premier League season:
NO MAJOR SIGNING
During an offseason in which manager Arsene Wenger was expected to spend big on players, Arsenal has managed to complete just one signing - striker Yaya Sanogo from second-tier French club Auxerre, on a free transfer. The 20-year-old Sanogo scored 11 goals in 24 appearances last season and has represented France at Under-21 level. Wenger failed in his attempt to sign Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, who joined Napoli from Real Madrid and competed against Arsenal for his new side in the Emirates Cup, a pre-season tournament.
THE SUAREZ SAGA
Arsenal's pursuit of Luis Suarez has been one of the biggest transfer stories of the summer but appears to have reached a dead end. Wenger had a 40,000,001 pound bid ($62 million) for the Liverpool striker rejected. The 26-year-old Suarez, who scored 30 times for Liverpool last season, went public with his desire to leave the side for the...