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‘Arsenal board must back Arteta in transfer market’ – Gunners need to spend in the summer, says Keown

The legendary former defender sees those at Emirates Stadium papering over cracks at present, with there much work to be done in north London

Mikel Arteta needs his board to make money available in the summer, says Martin Keown, with the Gunners requiring fresh faces and a signature from Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang on a new contract.

Another rebuilding project is being undertaken in north London.

Arteta has been placed in charge of that, with the Spaniard inheriting the managerial reins at Emirates Stadium from Unai Emery.

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He is considered to have righted some of the wrongs that cost a fellow countryman his job, but Arsenal remain a work in progress.