LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 02: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger talks to Cesc Fabregas of Arsenal as he prepares to go on during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Blackburn Rovers at the Emirates Stadium on April 2, 2011 in London, England. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
However, the whole episode which lasted almost three seasons was marred by controversy, with Arsene Wenger often levying serious allegations on
The English tabloids added further fuel to the saga, often being adamant of their criticism of FC Barcelona with the Independent, the Sun and the News of the World amongst others publishing numerous articles on how FIFA should fine Barcelona for their relentless tapping up, and how players like Lionel Messi and Xavi Hernandez have no class because of their ‘alleged’ tapping up of Arsenal’s former captain.
However, after losing both Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas, and under pressure from an 8-2 thumping by champions Manchester United, Arsene Wenger sped up his transfer activities, signing five players on deadline day, including Park Chu-Young from AS Monaco.Park Chu-Young signed for Arsenal after he failed to show up for the second part of his medical with French Ligue 1 champions LOSC Lille Métropole. Park Chu-Young had agreed terms with
A very ethical signing, was it Mr. Wenger?
Arsenal are also interested in bring Eden Hazard to the Emirates in January and according to a source at the club, Arsenal would bring the player to the Emirates in January.
Now isn’t that tapping up? Arsene Wenger has previously alleged that all the Cesc talk is upsetting his player and is undermining the performance of his captain.
If Arsene Wenger thinks that
For a man who's team has always lost to bad refereeing errors and 'favoritism' this episode of transfer 'tactics' was around the corner.
Well done Arsene Wenger, you are a true gentleman.
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