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Arsenal Fans To Grill Arsene Wenger Over Transfer Policy At Club’s AGM

Gunners faithful to get their say on failure to snap up defensive cover.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is set to meet face-to-face with the club’s fans at their annual AGM where he can be expected to be grilled over his failure to sign a top class central defender, the Metro reports.

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Only Manchester United and Barcelona had a higher summer spend than Arsenal, with the Gunners recruiting Alexis Sanchez, Danny Welbeck, Calum Chambers, Mathieu Debuchy and David Ospina for £84 million.

However, the overriding feeling at the Emirates is that despite spending all that money he was shortsighted in not replacing Thomas Vermaelen and starting the season with just two recognised centre-backs.

Fans and shareholders will why the club are so short of defensive options, but he could appease worried fans by pointing to the £20 million he should have to spend on cover in January.

Wenger will also be quizzed about his record against the Premier League’s other top sides as their recent 2-0 defeat to Chelsea represented the 12th time that he has failed to get the better of Jose Mourinho.

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