Arteta reportedly wants Arsenal to sign a man Wenger said he didn't need in 2015

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Those 'Wenger Out' banners were still a regular sight on the Emirates terraces in early 2015. But, with the benefit of hindsight, those disillusioned Arsenal...
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fans probably didn't realise how much worse things could really get.

The Gunners would finish third in the Premier League that season, five places, 19 points and 17 goals better off than they were during a miserable 2019/20.

Just to highlight the Marianas Trench-sized chasm between the Arsenal side of five years ago and the one that slipped to 12th in the table after a goalless draw at newly-promoted Leeds United on Sunday, it is worth remembering what Wenger said when Real Madrid play-maker Isco was linked with a January move to north London in 2015.

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"No, we are not on [Isco's] case," the…
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