Even though Arsene Wenger has kept the team competitive, during an extremely difficult transition for the club, it’s been far too long for Arsenal without a trophy.
Now the Emirates is built and Arsenal keep selling off properties at a rate of knots it’s surely time for Arsene to splurge a huge portion of cash on a couple of players. Top players who can make a difference for Arsenal in the big games – not just players can beat mid-table opposition in unattractive manner.
The Guardian reports today that Arsenal are lining up a move for Karim Benzema and Angel di Maria in what would amount to a serious statement of intent for the club this summer:
Arsenal are planning to send another dumpster full of cash to the Bernabéu, as they prepare a £70m bid for Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema, who is a striker they could probably do with, and Ángel di María, who is a tricky wide midfield playmaker they could probably do without.
Although last season’s summer signing from Real Madrid hasn’t proven to be an unbridled success Ozil is still a top quality player who has improved the Arsenal squad.
These two are exactly the same ilk and while Benzema continues to form a potent strikeforce in Spain we think that Real Madrid may try to sign another main man in the summer. They have long been linked with Luis Suarez for one.
A player of that profile would not be sitting on the bench for too long so Arsenal may well have a chance to get him.
As for Di Maria we have appreciated him more over time.In our opinion, he used to go down too easily and had insufficient end product – much like Manchester United winger Nani. Brilliant but inconsistent.
But he has matured into a really fine player and Real Madrid might well want to hold onto him beyond the summer after a decent season.
Let’s have a look at Di Maria. CLICK FOR ANGEL.
Arsenal fans keen?
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