He is famous for having his… own way of dealing with transfers, avoiding spending ridiculous sums of money, and he is not going to change now.
What’s next is to remain active. The difficulty is to bring top-level players in, because you pay a huge amount of money for very normal players at the moment. As well, all the big clubs are chasing the same players and that provokes huge inflation
Arsene Wenger told Arsenal’s official website, talking about the possibility to see the club sign one or two more players this summer.
Maybe this will be the first time we pay over £200m, maybe over £300m with Neymar and around £200m with Mbappe
the Arsenal manager said, and by ‘we’ he meant football clubs in general, and of course not the Gunners in particular.
So there is a huge inflation. But we are active, we are working hard and I think we have done well with Kolasinac, we have done well with Lacazette and we are continuing to work
the Frenchman added, before making an… estimate of when things will ‘peak’ in this transfer period.
There’s the usual acceleration in the final part of August but I think you have always to be on alert every day, because a good opportunity might turn up. Sometimes people you are after for a long time are not available and suddenly they become available. So you have always to be on alert. That’s what we do