Holloway praises 'fantastic' way Wenger handles key area at Arsenal

Former Premier League boss Ian Holloway holds no doubt over the positive way Arsene Wenger deals with transfer business at the Gunners.

Former Premier League manager Ian Holloway praised the way Arsene Wenger handles his transfer business at Arsenal, when he appeared as co-host on the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast Show for talkSPORT.

Holloway suggested that the Frenchman has a sound sense when it comes to business dealings, showing an ability to attract some top class players, along with some physical success over the last couple of seasons.

“Arsene does it do it that way, he does it as a business and some of the fans don’t like him for it and moan about it but really he’s fantastic for running your company, as well as getting you some great players and he’s now starting to get some trophies again,” he told talkSPORT.

The sense in Wenger’s style

Wenger is a manager who won’t make signings for the sake of doing so and is someone who only targets players he feels can improve the options he’s already got in that position.

In theory, that should help Arsenal to continuously move forward at a good pace, as they look to close the gap on their rivals in the Premier League and progress effectively in the Champions League.

The last three summers have all seen examples of good acquisitions in key areas of the team with deals for Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez, backed up by the recent arrival of Petr Cech earlier this summer.

In all three cases, the players have made the Gunners better in their position and hopefully the trend can continue with plenty of time left in the transfer window for Wenger to identify more top quality additions to the squad.

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