The media around Arsenal have been suggesting that there is a major crisis happening at the Emirates Stadium. But how bad is it?
Despite promising big-name signings, Arsenal have only signed one player, who arrived on a free.
Twenty-year-old Yaya Sanogo joined from Auxerre, but has shown his lack of experience in his first games in a red shirt. The north London club have been linked with plenty of high-profile players, such as Gonzalo Higuain. Despite this, all of their targets have moved to different clubs.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has criticised the media for making their supporters 'believe' that the club are in a crisis, and rubbished reports that they are in that situation. Many experts have spoken out saying that Arsenal will soon be a mid-table club, due to the fact that they haven't dipped into their wallets yet this summer.
Arsenal started their Premier League campaign with a 3-1 loss to Aston Villa, but have produced three straight victories since.
The Gunners already have a lot of quality in their ranks, especially in their midfield, but their problem is the lack of depth in their squad. To make matters worse, Arsenal have had a bad run of injuries for star players. Thomas Vermaelen and Lukas Podolski are both out for a few weeks.
For the past two seasons, Arsenal have pipped Tottenham to a top four position. However, Spurs have not been wary of spending this summer, bringing in some excellent names. They look stronger this season, despite the transfer of Gareth Bale to Real Madrid, which is expected to be official this week.
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