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14th Jul 2019

QUIZ: How well do you remember Arsenal’s 2011 deadline day signings?

Wayne Farry

Simpler times

Deadline day at the end of the summer transfer window in 2011 has gone down in football history as one of Arsenal’s weirder moments in a recent history that has been defined by weirdness.

Fresh off the back of a dismal league start which left Arsene Wenger’s side with one point from their first three games – and without the recently sold Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri – Arsenal were at an impasse.

They were left with a choice: try their hand with the players at their disposal or delve into the transfer market and attempt to salvage their season while also placating furious fans.

They opted for the latter, and it was a wonderful mess. Let’s see how well you remember it.