GUN­NERS CHIEF IS DES­PER­ATE NOT TO ‘DO A UNITED’

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in­di­vid­ual and that’s very un­der­stand­able at Arse­nal be­cause we have a gi­ant who’s man­ag­ing us.

“Arsene has been a fan­tas­tic driver. He has put the club in a great, great po­si­tion.”

Frus­trat­ing

Arse­nal haven’t won the Premier League since 2004 but are big play­ers in the trans­fer mar­ket now they are no longer pay­ing for their new sta­dium.

Wenger splashed more than £75mil­lion on su­per­stars Me­sut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez over the past year, while Theo Wal­cott, Aaron Ram­sey and Jack Wil­shere have all signed new con­tracts.

And Gazidis is con­fi­dent good times are on the hori­zon.

He said: “The last five years of un­lock­ing our in­ter­na­tional and com­mer­cial rev­enues has been so im­por­tant for the longterm fu­ture of the club.

“It has al­lowed us to be in a po­si­tion where, if the man­ager be­lieves in some­one like Me­sut Ozil, he can buy him. It’s the same with Alexis Sanchez. It

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