Wenger himself confirmed he would sign only “top players” in winter, and this has seen the club linked to an avalanche of star players in recent weeks.
Arsene Wenger is surprisingly not pushing for a new and improved deal for Costa Rican forward Joel Campbell, according to standard sport.
Though Campbell signed a long term deal before heading on loan to Villareal last year, it was a contract offered to a player on the fringes of not just the first team but the squad.
A year on now, unsurprisingly a lot has changed, the player was again expected to go out for another loan spell last summer but he however remained at the club. Campbell has since gone to impress when his chance finally came his way due to injuries sustained by several of his teammates.
His outstanding displays since his goal scoring display at Swansea in October after being handed a rare start have kept him in the first team at the expense of the fit again Chamberlain.
Unsurprisingly clubs have begun to show interest with Galatasaraay chief amongst them, but Wenger seems to be relaxed about offering the forward an improved deal.
He however rates the player highly “I flat-refused to let him go because I saw something in him that gives you belief, because of his attitude,” Wenger said.
“I thought always the attitude was there. But after Olympiacos, in a game where we had a knife on the throat, he turned up with something special – great teamwork and a pass for (Olivier) Giroud on the second goal that was massive for us.
“And then I thought ‘he can play under pressure as well, which is important for us’.”….