Winterburn: What Wenger must do if he wants Premier League title back at Arsenal

Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn wants to see Arsene Wenger splashing the cash for the right players this summer.

Former Arsenal defender Nigel Winterburn told talkSPORT he feels Arsene Wenger must get the chequebook out this summer if he’s serious about winning the Premier League title.

The ex-Gunners has suggested that winning the league is the one competition that Wenger will want to secure before he calls a day on a very long and successful spell in charge of the North London club.

However, he’s explained that in order to do that, Arsenal must respond to keep themselves competitive against their main rivals, who continue to build and improve their squads each summer.

“If you look at it, he has got to spend money because the Premier League is the one (Wenger will want) – Chelsea were better this year and more consistent. He’s not missing too many players, he just needs two or three players – They still need a leader,” he said.

Chelsea and Manchester City both have very wealthy owners while Manchester United benefit from a wide reaching commercial base all over the world.

All three clubs don’t show any fear when it comes to shelling out for players, as they look to keep themselves a level ahead of their main rivals in the Premier League.

Arsenal have the resources to be able to compete for the biggest transfers as moves for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez have shown in recent times.

However, Wenger is not the sort of manager who will make signings for the sake of doing so and he will only bring someone in, if he’s a better option than the players he already has across the team.

With the latest round of senior international games soon to be completed, things should start picking up in the transfer market and hopefully Arsenal will be involved.

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