Forget Arshavin, the stink from these five Wenger deals still hasn't left Arsenal
Arsene Wenger has signed some fantastic players for Arsenal in his 21 years at the club.
He was hailed as a genius at Highbury when he signed Thierry Henry for around £15million from Juventus in 199.
Henry was struggling in Italy and Wenger turned him into one of the world’s best players.
227 goals in 371 appearances put him right at the top of the list of Wenger buys, but we’re not here to talk about his successes.
For every Henry, Patrick Vieira, Robert Pires and Cesc Fabregas, Wenger has brought in a stinker at Arsenal.
Fans will remember Andrey Arshavin who Wenger signed from Zenit in 2009 for £15million.
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He showed so much promise and enthusiasm, but he could never deliver in an Arsenal shirt, despite a fast start that saw him score four against Liverpool.
His career at Arsenal fizzled out but Arshavin is nowhere near the top of Wenger’s biggest stinkers.
Join us as we count down the five worst players that Wenger has signed, starting with a striker who quickly became a laughing stock at the top level.
Click below to find out who sits fifth in our top five list of worst Wenger buys: