The Spanish boss has no funds to spend in the last winter transfer window. It was expected that the club board will make it up for him with the summer transfer window but that might be far from happening.

ESPN reports that the former Man City assistant manager will be handed only £30 million to engage in this summer transfer window which is obviously not enough.

The club is in a financial crisis, owing to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. This also adds to the fact that the Gunners team will be without European football in the coming season.

The report also claimed that Mikel Arteta has already signed off £10 million to keep Pablo Mari at the club on a permanent basis, in addition to the £27 million spent to bring in William Saliba. He will now have an additional £30 million for other deals.

With the current situation at Arsenal, there is no doubt that £30 million is far from being enough for any meaningful signing at the Emirates Stadium and that of course, makes the job more difficult for the Spanish boss.


Timothy Aiyeku is a Mass Communication graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. He is a sports, everything football analyst.