The three phases of Arsene: How Wenger's approach to transfers has changed down the years

It's a scene that would shock present-day Arsenal fans. Standing in front of the media, Arsene Wenger proudly lined up the players he'd bought over the summer - all eight of them.

All eight of them! The new arrivals in 1997 covered almost every position on the field, and among them was a bona fide superstar in Marc Overmars and a future World Cup-winner in Emmanuel Petit.

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