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Arsene Wenger's prudent spending over the years has been profitable for the Gunners as the manager now has a whopping Â£35 million to pursue his transfer ambitions in the January transfer window. However the Gunners boss is undecided on whether he needs to spend the funds in the coming transfer window, revealed the Daily Mail.
The Gunners' pocketed a cool Â£39 million from the sale of star striker Robin van Persie to Manchester United and Alex Song to Barcelona over the summer, in addition to profits from Queensland Road property sales.
Arsenal are likely to spend their money to buy another striker to share the goal scoring responsibilities with Olivier Giroud, who is yet to meet the high standards set by Robin van Persie last season. Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente is at the top of Wengerâ€™s wishlist, especially since the striker will be out of a contract next summer. Meanwhile, Fiorentinaâ€™s Stevan Jovetic and Atletico Madridâ€™s Adrian Lopez are also viable options on the Gunners' radar.
Arsenal have also extensively scouted Crystal Palace youngster Wilfried Zaha and could make a move for the playmaker in January. Wenger also plans to sign in-form keeper Dutch keeper Michel Vorm to compete with Wojciech Szczesny for a starting spot at the club. However, Wenger is generally known to be miserly in the transfer market and is not traditionally a fan of spending in January.
Having spent close to Â£40 million in the summer, it appears unlikely that Wenger will splurge his entire transfer kitty in the winter transfer window, however, that decision could well depend on where the club finds itself in the League come January.
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