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Arsenal manager Wenger regrets events in final stage transfer

Arsenal manager Wenger regrets events in final stage transfer

Arsène Wenger has yet again a plea for the bringing forward of the transferdeadline. The Premier League clubs will vote Thursday on such a proposal.

“There are always many things in the last seconds of the transfer, and that I regret,” said Wenger on Thursday at his press conference in the run-up to the home game on Saturday against Bournemouth.

“That’s why I think that we, the rules must change and the transfer should close before the season starts. It is uncomfortable, that will allow each manager to confirm. You can now have players with their minds half in the club, and half at a room.”

Without actually saying that the 67-year-old French coach specifically for his club, probably on the situation of Alexis Sanchez and Thomas Lemar.

Arsenal would be last week on Deadline Day have reached an agreement with Manchester City over the sale of Sanchez to sixty million euros.

The Gunners were planning to use that money to Lemar for a hundred million euros to take over AS Monaco, but the 21-year-old French midfielder saw self-employment at Arsenal.

The largest foreign transfers

An overview of the largest foreign transfers. Neymar left Barcelona FC for no fewer than 222 million euros for Paris Saint-Germain.
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Ousmane Dembélé: from Borussia Dortmund to FC Barcelona
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Kylian Mbappé: from AS Monaco to Paris Saint-Germain
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Romelu Lukaku: Everton to Manchester United
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Alvaro Morata: Real Madrid to Chelsea
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Benjamin Mendy: from AS Monaco to Manchester City
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Alexandre Lacazette: from Olympique Lyon to Arsenal
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Kyle Walker: Tottenham Hotspur to Manchester City
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James Rodriguez: Real Madrid to Bayern Munich (on rental basis)
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Bernardo Silva: AS Monaco to Manchester City
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Leonardo Bonucci: Juventus to AC Milan
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Mohamed Salah: from AS Roma to Liverpool
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Corentin Tolisso: from Olympique Lyon to Bayern Munich
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Tiemoué Bakayoko: from AS Monaco to Chelsea
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Ederson: from Benfica to Manchester City
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Federico Bernardeschi: from Fiorentina to Juventus
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Nemanja Matic: Chelsea to Manchester United
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Davinson Sanchez: from Ajax to Tottenham Hotspur
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Near Keita: RB Leipzig to Liverpool (summer 2018)
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Lacazette

And so remained Sead Kolasinac and Alexandre Lacazette to the disappointment of Wenger are the only two new faces in the selection of the Londoners.

“Every manager knows how important it is that you don’t players have that for the half part of your team and the other half not.”

Wenger hopes that he as soon as possible a line can be put under the recent events. “It is difficult to now about Lemar to speak, because he is still in Monaco. His focus is there and that Sanchez is here.”

Mbappé

Wenger gave still to know that the little had close to Kylian Mbappé now had the shirt of Arsenal worn. “We were there last year close to. He was close to a move to us, perhaps even closer than he was last summer. The competition was less.”

Mbappé made last season a stunning impression at AS Monaco and chose last week for a lucrative contract with Paris Saint-Germain. Wenger thinks that the only 18-year-old French striker will succeed in Paris.

“He belongs to that ten percent of players who can draw what they want and a beautiful career.”

“He can close his eyes and make a choice from Real Madrid, Arsenal or Manchester United, and what he chooses: he has a fantastic career ahead of you. He is an exceptionally good player.”

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