Arsenal's 3-1 home defeat to Paul Lambert's Aston Villa on the opening day of the 2013/14 Premier League season prompted a mutiny at the Emirates Stadium, with visibly distressed Gunners supporters quick to voice their growing distaste at a lack of summer transfer activity.
Despite last season's assurances that this would finally be the year that Arsenal threw off the shackles of austerity and once again became major players in the transfer market, fans are again accusing Wenger and the club of a serious lack of ambition that will see them unable to mount a serious for the Premier League title. The Frenchman in particular has been subject to criticism over his unwillingness to adapt to the modern market in which talented players demand increasingly inflated fees.
With this in mind, GMS contributor George Flood looks at five players previously bought by Wenger who didn't quite make the grade in North London...
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