Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil are key players for Arsenal
Arsenal shelled out a club-record £42.5million to land Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid in 2013, before paying around £30m to sign Alexis Sanchez from Barcelona a year later.
Both players could leave Arsenal this summer, when their contracts at the Emirates enter their final 12 months.
But Gunners boss Arsene Wenger believes signing Sanchez and Ozil showed Arsenal can compete with the biggest clubs in the transfer market.
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“Buying Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez – that was not allowed for us seven or eight years ago,” he said in book The Wenger Revolution: Twenty Years of Arsenal.
“They showed we are back on track. If we find a player we can buy him.
“And if we spend the moment we spend it in the right way, as these are two exceptional players.”