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Stan Kroenke pumped personal millions into Arsenal’s summer transfer dealings

According to reports, Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke invested his own money in the club's summer transfer campaign that saw the arrival of a record signing. Arsenal were busy in the summer as they acquired the likes of Nicolas Pepe, David Luiz, William Saliba, Gabriel Martinelli, and Kieran Tierney for more than £100 million The Mirror suggests that industry insiders are sure that Kroenke had to step in with his millions rather than relying on the Gunners' self-sustaining transfer model. READ: Aubameyang hails Bukayo Saka after 3 nil rout of Eintracht Frankfurt It's Arsenal's tradition to carefully map out a slush fund of cash which is used to reassure banks just in case they fail to make it into Europe. However, Kroenke has bought Alisher Usmanov's 30% stake in the London club ...