John Hartson predicts Arsenal will spend £150million this summer

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger

Arsenal are already close to completing a £30million move for Granit Xhaka.

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Speaking to the Daily Star, John Hartson has predicted that Arsenal will spend as much as £150million in the summer transfer window.

Arsenal are expected to be busy in the summer as they look to bounce back from a disappointing campaign this past season.

There have already been suggestions that manager Arsene Wenger will reinvigorate his squad, with a number of departures and arrivals anticipated.

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They have already made their first big move, with the £30million signing of Granit Xhaka set to be completed this week.

And Hartson has anticipated that Arsene Wenger will spend as much as £150million this summer, in what could be his last at the club.

"I do think Arsene Wenger will spend an awful lot of money this summer,” he told the Daily Star.

“I reckon he'll think 'I'm going to spend all this money that's been given to me. I think he'll actually spend up to £150m this summer, I really, really do."

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It will certainly be interesting to see if Arsenal decide to splash the cash this summer, especially given their rivals are all likely to spend.

Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester United all have new managers, while Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are also likely to spend.

That will leave the race for the title, and indeed the top four next season one of the fiercest yet, and Arsenal may need to spend big just to keep themselves in the race.

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