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Arsenal to smash transfer record for £15m long term target part I

Yes it does seem that according to reports in the papers today, Arsene Wenger is about to break open the piggy bank and invest in new talent in order to improve his playing squad.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is to step up his pursuit of Lyon star Hatem Ben Arfa following this week’s Euro exit.

The 20-year-old attacker is needed, especially as Tomas Rosicky has missed so much of this year with a hamstring complaint that could become a recurring problem (The Guardian).

HBA (as he will surely begin to be known for time saving purposes) is a name that most Arsenal fans seem to keen to have sprawled across their replica shirts. Arsene is a big fan and he has a talent and vision about him that does greatly lend itself to the ethos, style and intent of the Gunners side. Will Wenger agree to spend big though?

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