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Arsenal criticized by pundit for signing Aubameyang and Mkhitaryan

Former Liverpool star Jamie Carragher has criticized Arsenal for their transfers of last season.

12 months ago Gunners have signed Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for record breaking fee. They have also replaced Alexis with Henrikh Mkhitaryan.

Carragher said Arsenal should have signed a center back.

It hasn’t been a great window for Arsenal,” he told Sky Sports.

“But Emery was quite transparent when he said they could only get loans.

“I think the summer is when they will have to really invest.

“It’s touch-and-go whether they make top four and that will have an impact on what happens in the summer. Arsenal need a big summer window.

“If you are looking at the defence you have to go back 12 months when Arsene Wenger was still there and there was a lot of money spent.

“They lost Alexis Sanchez and got Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Henrikh Mkhitaryan when they were crying out for a centre-back.”‘

“Unai Emery knows Denis Suarez well from their time together at Sevilla,” he added.

“And it will be interesting to see where he does use him.

“At times he has used Alex Iwobi in that wide position or in a No 10 when he changes the system.

“It might be that position that he looks at.”

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