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PremierLeague-News.Com - The BBC Sport pundits had their say on Arsenal's biggest bargain signings in Premier League history

Premier league news Arsenal signings among the top 10 bargains in Premier League history Last spor news

PremierLeague-News.Com - The BBC Sport pundits had their say on Arsenal's biggest bargain signings in Premier League history

Premier league news  Arsenal signings among the top 10 bargains in Premier League history Last spor news
07 April 2021 - 17:15

PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! Former Arsenal stars Robin van Persie and Kolo Toure were both included in the top 10 bargain signings in Premier League history by Gary Lineker, Micah Richards and Alan Shearer. Van Persie moved to Highbury in 2004 for just £2.75million from Dutch side Feyenoord and became a sensation for the Gunners. The former Holland striker netted 96 goals in the English top-flight for Arsenal and the ex-Gunners captain was on course to become a club great before his acrimonious move to Manchester United in 2012. But RvP's eight-year spell in north London established himself as one of the best strikers of the Premier League era. Video Loading Video Unavailable Click to play Tap to play The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now Shearer and Lineker - speaking on Match of the Day's Top 10 podcast - shared their thoughts on the 'brilliant' Van Persie, who the former ranked sixth on his list. Shearer said: "He was a phenomenal goalscorer. He used to bury chances for fun. He was quick and had a great shot on him. "He used to get it away so quickly too. He was just a brilliant player and delivered performances and goals." Lineker then added: "He was a brilliant striker. Do you remember when we did the Top 10 strikers and he didn't make it in? I always thought that was a bit unfair. He was missing nothing in my opinion." Read More Related Articles Every word Mikel Arteta said on Aubameyang stepping up, Gary Neville and Lucas Torreira's future Read More Related Articles Mikel Arteta issues response to Gary Neville and Jamie Carragher's scathing Arsenal criticism The attention was then turned to Toure, who was part of the 'Invincibles' team that dominated the Premier League in 2004. Signed from ASEC Mimosas for £150,000 in 2002, the Ivorian went onto become a great in the English top-flight, with spells at Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool. Richards played with Toure during their days at City and opened up on the ex-Gunners centre-back: "He was the nicest man ever, and he worked hard. "He was a great leader.

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. "He was more the 'arm around your shoulder' kind of guy. I'm glad to see he is a coach though. Sign up to our Arsenal newsletter for the latest transfer news By signing up for our Arsenal newsletter, you will receive a once-daily email, focused around goings-on at Emirates Stadium. You won't miss a thing when it comes to the Gunners - you'll get all you need to know directly into your inbox. We'll also send out special newsletters with any big breaking news too. And with the January transfer window now open there's plenty of content to get your teeth into. How do you sign up? It's easy and only takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article - or any article on the Arsenal section of football.london in fact - labelled 'Get the biggest daily stories by email' and click 'Subscribe'. And that's it, you're all set. If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters - but we don't think you'll want to. For more details, click here. "I expected a little bit more from him player wise, though, to be honest. "He had everything, but we were going through a bit of transition and he was one of the big hitters, but maybe he was just slightly past his best then. He was top-notch at Arsenal though." Shearer added on Toure: "For the appearances, and the number of years he played, it was an unbelievable bargain." Richards ranked the former Ivory Coast defender at fourth on his list, with Shearer having him at fifth.

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