Despite all the fuss surrounding Arsenal during the transfer window, they have actually ended up doing some pretty good business.
Arsene Wenger may have left it until deadline day, but it seems ‘the professor’ knew what he was doing all along.
He spent the first two months disposing of all the deadwood – and on reflection it certainly appeared a two month job.
The likes of Andrey Arshavin, Denilson, Gervinho, Maraoune Chamakh and Andre Santos have all been dismissed, much to the delight of Gunners supporters.
The dismissal of Santos bought particular delight for Arsenal supporters, as the former Fenerbahce full back made himself a contender for perhaps the worst Brazilian footballer to ever grace the Premier League.
His shirt swapping antics with Robin van Persie during the half time interval of last seasons defeat to Manchester United did little to endear himself further to Gunners fans.
Although they are now in the midst of happier times, following the £42.5 million capture of Mesut Ozil.
The picture above perfectly illustrates just what an upgrade Arsenal have managed on their number 11 this summer, although is perhaps being a bit harsh on old Susan Boyle. She does have a lovely signing voice after all…