Date: 3rd June 2009 at 9:45am
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Arsenal legend, Tony Adams claims Arsenal gaffer, Arsene Wenger does not have the full backing of the board, stating there is one member not giving the gaffer his support.

It’s often debated on how much money Arsenal actually have to give to Wenger to strengthen his side given that year after year Peter Hill-Wood tells us if Arsene wanted to spend £30M on a player then he could, yet spends relatively little, but Tony Adams claims that is not the case.

‘People on the board – and the fans – want more, but they can’t actually back it up with financial weight to do it. They’re not financing him. I don’t think Arsenal have got any finance.’ said the former Gunners centre back

‘I don’t know who it is, but I think there’s someone on the board who’s not pro-Arsene. I don’t know who it is, but that’s what I’ve heard.’

‘The fans have got very high standards now. I remember when I first broke into the team, losing 4-0 at Maine Road and the fans were doing the conga. They didn’t expect much, but they expect a lot now. They’re crying out for experience and the fans are not silly, they know the team needs experience at the back and in central midfield.’

‘Arsene knows, too. He’s not a silly man. But you tell me a player they can get for the money they’ve got. It’s unrealistic.’