Report: Arsene Wenger to be given £75m to strengthen Arsenal's squad this summer, but defender set to join those expected to leave

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The Gunners hierarchy appear to be ready to give Wenger their full backing in the transfer market.

Arsene Wenger will reportedly be given £75m to spend on strengthening Arsenal's squad in the summer, according to the Telegraph.

The Telegraph reports that the likes of Ben Chilwell, Victor Wanyama and N'Golo Kante are all on the Gunners' radar this summer, and it now appears that Wenger will have more than enough resources to sign some of the men on his list of targets.

It also appears that the club's wage bill is set to receive a major boost, as the Telegraph adds that Kieran Gibbs may be one of five players that are heading for the Emirates exit, with Mathieu Debuchy, Mathieu Flamini, Mikel Arteta and Tomas Rosicky also likely to be leaving in the coming months.

However, while Arsenal fans will be pleased to hear that Wenger has plenty of financial muscle to improve their chances of becoming a dominant force in the Premier League, knowing the size of the transfer kitty may make things all the more frustrating should the next window play out like the previous two have.

In January, Mohamed Elneny was the club's only arrival and is yet to make much of an impression for the first-team, while Petr Cech was their only acquisition in the summer. And with their result against Manchester United on Sunday suggesting that they may be about to come up just short in the title race once again, it appears that another quiet window will see Wenger's tenure come in for more criticism. 

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