Gary Lineker comments on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger’s transfer activity

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Former Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur striker Gary Lineker has his say on Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger making two major signings already this summer.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is well known for not spending loads of money in transfer windows.

This particular trait of his has often been said to be the main reason why the Gunners have not won the Premier League since 2004.

However, things seem to be changing as the North London club have already made two major signings so far this summer.

Barcelona were paid a reported £30 million for the services of Chile international forward Alexis Sanchez, while Newcastle United were given a reported £12m as transfer fee for right-back Mathieu Debuchy.

While 25-year-old Sanchez’s exact position in the starting line-up has yet to be determined, France international Debuchy is expected to replace the departed Bacary Sagna at right-back.

The two deals have delighted the Arsenal fans, and with the summer transfer window still quite early, a few more signings are still expected at the Emirates Stadium.

Former Barcelona and Tottenham Hotspur striker Gary Lineker took to social media site Twitter on Thursday to express his opinion on Wenger’s transfer activity so far.

Of course, England legend Lineker knows that spending just over £40m during a summer transfer window does not make Wenger a ‘spendthrift’, but the Frenchman’s willing to splash the cash in order to sign the big-name players he needs is indeed something that will have amazed many.

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