Wenger starts transfer talks

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has confirmed that negotiations over potential summer transfer targets have already started.

Wenger has come under fire in recent transfer windows for failing to invest some of the funds made available to him.

The Gunners are poised to end a fourth successive season without silverware and the Frenchman has moved to reassure concerned supporters that fresh faces are likely to arrive at the Emirates Stadium during the summer window.

"I have definite transfer targets and I have been talking to people but I will not tell you to who," he told the Arsenal Matchday Programme.

"I believe the earlier you settle your team the better it is and the less anxiety you have.

"Overall I feel it is very dangerous to buy on (the strength of) the tournament, because sometimes there are players who are fresh and have not played the whole season.

"Everyone can have three weeks of glory as a football player. Ten years is a bit different."

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