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Arsenal receive £41.8m cash injection as Mikel Arteta and Edu plot for summer transfer window

Arsenal receive £41.8m cash injection as Mikel Arteta and Edu plot for summer transfer window

Describing this summer transfer window as crucial for Arsenal may sound like a common observation, but it holds true as Mikel Arteta faces several significant choices.

Since his arrival in December 2019, initially as head coach before being promoted to manager, Arteta has been responsible for numerous transformations in the team’s roster.

Key players such as Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Mesut Ozil, Matteo Guendouzi, and Hector Bellerin have all permanently departed under his tenure.


As part of his larger strategy to establish a fresh culture at the Emirates Stadium, Arteta executed a deliberate plan that successfully reconnected with disillusioned supporters.

His mission can now be considered accomplished, as he led the team to a second-place finish in the Premier League. In light of this achievement, the Arsenal manager has expressed his gratitude and acknowledged the efforts that went into achieving this milestone.

“Throughout my time here, I saw our club returning. Returning to a feeling we have all missed, because there is something special behind us. This is togetherness,” he said after the 5-0 win over Wolves last weekend. “So I want to thank you – all of you. Thank you to our players, who faced the season with passion and determination. When I watch our men and women training every single day, I can feel how much they want to deliver for this football club.

“Thank you to everyone working alongside them. All together, doing what they believe is right. You cannot imagine how much it helps the players, how much belief it gives them.

“And thank you to all our supporters, everywhere. Without you, it doesn’t make any sense what we do. You are our energy, you are living the game with us. You always have been in our attitude, in our self-belief. In the demands that push each other to seek excellence.

“So that’s what we all must do. Demand more from each other. Support each other. Be connected in every action, in every win, in every single ball. Now we focus on what’s in front, and if we keep moving forwards, we can achieve anything. Because we know what’s behind this club, behind this feeling.”

The upcoming event on Arsenal’s agenda is the summer transfer window, set to officially open later this month. The club is already being linked with several players who could potentially join the team as Mikel Arteta aims to strengthen the first-team squad for the upcoming 2023/24 season, which will mark their return to the Champions League.

Despite finishing as runners-up and giving Manchester City a tough competition in the 2022/23 campaign, Arsenal has managed to generate a substantial amount of money. In the Premier League, each position is associated with a monetary value, with each place worth £2.2 million. Therefore, even the team at the bottom, like Southampton, receives £2.2 million, while the champions earn around £44 million.

After securing a second-place finish, Arsenal is set to receive £41.8 million, which is approximately £6 million more than what they received for finishing fifth in the previous season.

With the requirement to strengthen the squad for the upcoming season, fans are hopeful that this additional financial boost will be utilized to bring in new players.

There have been links to players such as Declan Rice, Moises Caicedo, and several others, and supporters are eager to see these funds contribute to the acquisition of quality additions to the team.

Arsenal receive £41.8m cash injection as Mikel Arteta and Edu plot for summer transfer window


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