Tight Ars costly as Gun­ners miss out on big names

Midweek Sport - - SPORT -

ARSENE WENGER’S penny-pinch­ing has put Arse­nal in dan­ger of fail­ing to land a sin­gle big-name trans­fer tar­get.

Gun­ners fans are des­per­ate to see the French­man bring world­class play­ers to the Emi­rates Sta­dium this sum­mer.

But so far not one has ar­rived – de­spite weeks of ne­go­ti­a­tions.


Real Madrid in­sist they have not agreed a fee for Ar­gentina striker Gonzalo Higuain.

And Higuain’s de­sire to come to Lon­don has been put in doubt by news that the Gun­ners have bid £30mil­lion for Luis Suarez.

Liver­pool turned that bid down for be­ing too low – as did Manch­ester United when Wenger tried to tempt Wayne

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