Who do you think is going to win this match?
The Stamford Bridge side have so far recruited Antonio Rudiger from Roma, Monaco's Ligue 1-winning midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko and also broke their transfer record to sign striker Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid. "They have been quite spectacular in the transfer market, Manchester United as well", Wenger said. This certainly does not bode well for Chelsea, who are looking address holes in the squad's depth by completing a few deals for Premier League-proven players before the end of the month.
'With Lacazette, it's simple.
"The fact that we signed earlier helped us avoid signing players who are so expensive like now".
Wenger says that Sanchez will not feature in Arsenal's opening game of the season, against Leicester City on Friday night, and may miss the clash with Stoke City the following weekend. But Koscielny headed in an equaliser before the break, and Ramsey popped up to score the victor in injury time, minutes after Jason Puncheon had been sent off.
"We were never close".
"I rate him as a player but we have similar types with Alex Iwobi, Jack Wilshere back, Mesut Ozil ... we have plenty of the same type of players". Despite tons of speculation about his future, the Arsenal board handed Wenger a new contract, tasking him with righting the ship.
"The players are champing at the bit to get started".
One might argue if the Foxes ever put the effort in, for it was more about getting playing time than results, but even so, there's always a chance to be caught napping on the first day of the season.
Campbell and Steve Bould were on target when George Graham's side suffered a 4-2 home defeat to Norwich, an inauspicious maiden outing in the initial Premier League season.