Arsene Wenger’s 9 most bizarre Arsenal signings – and what became of them

Park Chu-young

1. Park Chu-young

When Arsene Wenger was scrabbling to rebuild his squad having lost Samir Nasri and Cesc Fabregas in the summer of 2011, he made a late move to snatch South Korean Park Chu-young from the clutches of Lille. The striker was reportedly midway through a medical with the French club when he suddenly left to board a flight to London.

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