Arsenal reveal plans to invest, but not in players

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Arsenal are investing in improving facilities at all levels of the club.

Arsenal will reportedly flex their financial muscle and spend on improving their senior training camp at Colney as well as their Hale End Academy.

The Daily Mail has detailed plans for the Gunners to improve facilities from the youth teams all the way through to the senior side, as Arsene Wenger looks to give his players the best chance of developing in a perfect environment.

Arsenal’s recent financial figures showed that they can afford to invest cash with roughly £100 million sitting in a cash reserve should the club need to dip into it.

“Arsenal are showing further evidence of their growing financial muscle by pressing ahead with plans to revamp their training facilities. The club's London Colney HQ and Hale End academy are both set for makeovers as the Gunners look to reinforce their position among Europe's elite,” reports the Mail.

“Gaining planning permission to redevelop the site could be a potential hurdle towards their hopes of expanding London Colney, however.”

There are various positives created across the club with the option of new facilities.

One of Arsenal’s main problems in recent seasons has been injuries and an upgrade in terms of medical facilities will give Arsenal’s key players the best possible chance of returning to action quicker.

Arsenal youngsters are already coached along a certain method of thinking, which relates to Arsene Wenger’s philosophy of keeping possession, passing the ball and breaking down the opposition.

Improved academy facilities should make it easier for the talents in the youth system to train regularly, spend time together and benefit from technology which explains the weaknesses in their game.

All in all, it’s a positive piece of news for the club and the redevelopment costs shouldn’t impact on the club’s ability to compete for a new centre-back and holding midfielder this January.

The stadium has been paid for, the boss continues to invest in players and now the training facilities at all levels will be improved. Things are looking good.

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