Former Arsenal manager George Graham has this week said that he expects us to finish in the top four once again, but that is no longer good enough.
Graham won seven major trophies during his time at Arsenal including overseeing the infamous win at Anfield in 1989.
At a time where first place was the only objective for us, Graham refused to accept that qualifying for the Champions League quantifies as tangible success for a club like Arsenal.
Having come through the period of financial prudence, we have been able to spend over £100m during the past eight months and still generate significant profit.
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“Only Arsene knows the answers but I am sure he knows what he is doing and Arsenal will finish in the top four again this season,” Graham told BBC Radio Five Live (via Goal.com).
“In my mind, though, that is not enough. Arsenal should be among the challengers to win the title.”
It seems as though Wenger is under the most pressure he has experienced during his time here.
Mainly due to him committing to a three-year-deal in the summer at a time where many thought we would be heading into a new phase with financial muscle and trophies.
Yet, we find ourselves challenging for fourth place and on the brink of another last-16 Champions League exit.