Found November 21, 2012 on
It almost sounds like a broken record, Arsene Wenger facing questions over a transfer policy that has failed to add a single trophy in the past seven years and one that sees a high profile player exit the door every summer shouting “lack of ambition” at the top of his voice.
However through overseeing the 5-2 dismantling of bitter rivals Spurs on Saturday, it became one of Wenger’s “I told you so” moments as he sometimes gets the opportunity to revel in, an afternoon to peel away from criticising Wenger’s success-compromising financial caution in order to marvel at the football his side play that every once in a while becomes irresistible.
At the heart of the scintillating performance was Santi Cazorla, a 27 year old Spanish midfielder signed from Malaga in the summer for a fee in the region of £12 million. Robin Van Persie was the ambition-seeking departure this summer, leaving for Manchester United for £24 million to the heart-break and anger of many supporters, but Wenger remaine...
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Say what you will about the ultra business-like and “we don’t necessarily have to finish first to win” approach Arsene Wenger takes to managing a soccer team, but just don’t question his prowess in a juggle-off… because the Gunner Guru’s got some serious game: (I hear he’s an absolute terror in the over-60 futsal leagues in North London)
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