Gooners around the world will probably be taking all the Arsenal transfer rumours flying around the media with a pinch of salt. Especially after Arsene Wenger hinted that the Gunners would not be making any early signings because of the World Cup finals in Brazil.
But as well as being used to disappointment in recent years in the transfer market, the Arsenal fans are an optimistic bunch as well. After Wenger broke with recent habit last year and smashed the club transfer record to bring Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid, perhaps we have more reason than ever to dream.
The Arsenal boss should have at least two more games to check out another Madrid star, Angel Di Maria, as he plays for Argentina. The pacy wide man has had a great season in La Liga but has hinted again that his future at the club is in doubt, as a report in The Mirror reveals.
The same report claims that Arsenal are also serious contenders for the Barcelona and Chile attacker Alexis Sanchez. We will have to fight it out with Italian champions Juventus and Premier League rivals Liverpool for his services, but that is a fight worth having.
There is a decent chance of Arsenal signing one of these top class players, but could you imaging if Wenger could pull of the transfer of BOTH of them? Or do I need to lie down?