Date: 18th August 2016 at 12:16pm
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Arsene Wenger, often questioned about his willingness to spend money (rightly or wrongly), has insisted Arsenal are ready to spend in the transfer market before the end of the month.

There’s been a lack of arrivals at Arsenal again this summer with the season opening defeat to Liverpool also seeing injuries picked up.

Wenger says he’s prepared to spend money in the transfer market before the 31st August deadline, however this has to be spent the right way with the BBC quoting him.

‘I can reassure people we’re ready to spend the money we have. It’s important to spend money but more important to spend it the right way. There are two markets, one for English clubs, one for the rest of Europe.’

Personally speaking I can say I get where Wenger is coming from.

Arsenal clearly do need to spend but spending for the sake of spending and overly spending, with some of the monies paid at times is ludicrous, but if the Gunners don’t open that chequebook we’ll be left behind.

Aaron Ramsey and Alex Iwobi went off in that four-three defeat to Liverpool with Per Mertesacker, Gabriel and Jack Wilshere all injured in pre-season. Then of course we have Danny Welbeck out long-term once again.

Wenger has called for people to trust his judgement and have faith that he’ll get the right deals done, at the right price for Arsenal, adding.

‘It is dangerous. English clubs suffocate themselves by buying players at a high price with high wages, if it goes wrong you are left with players with high wages. The identity of the buyer multiplies transfers by two or three or even 10 times more.’

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