If you believe reports in the French and the Spanish press today, Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroneke is finally ready to put his money where his mouth is. Accoridng to the reports, the American is ready to give Wenger a hefty warchest and has mandated the Frenchman to make a big of Atletico Madrid’s Antoine Griezmann.
Griezmann has been one of the best players at the ongoing European Championship and Wenger has constantly heaped praises on him. Reports now say Wenger was before the European Championship talking to Kroneke and their discussions bordered on the American making more money available for Wenger.
Signing Griezmann will certainly not be easy but according to the report, Wenger is ready to spend as much as 80 million on the Atletico Madrid player. This bid if it succeeds will be just a little shy of the world record Real Madrid paid to sign Gareth Bale from Tottenham.
This report sounds unlikely to be honest but considering Kroneke has never ever spent his money on Arsenal, he could be out to make a statement.