Unai Emery’s summer transfer budget is not restricted to just £40million, according the Arsenal’s managing director Vinai Venkatesham.
It’s been a relatively slow summer for the Gunners, with Real Madrid loanee Dani Ceballos, 18-year-old Brazilian Gabriel Martinelli and William Saliba – who is being loaned straight back to Saint-Etienne – the only arrivals at the Emirates, and not many more expected through the door.
The transfer budget was thought to be limited after Emery’s failure to guide the Gunners back to the promised land of the Champions League, with a figure of £40m bandied around.
However, Venkatesham insists that is not the case and that transfer chief Raul Sanllehi has not been set fixed parameters in terms of a summer budget. Read more