Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists that he is not a miser when it comes to spending money on signings and has indicated that he is ready to go big in the January transfer window as he looks to strengthen his side.
“There is a huge difference between the perception that people have of me and [the reality]: I’m not scared to spend money,” Wenger said.
“If you go out with me one night, you will understand that.
“What I don’t like is to spend money that I don’t have. Now I have money so no problem spending it at all. What I fought against was spending money that would have put the future of the club in danger.”
Arsenal are believed to be interested in a centre-back when the transfer window reopens in the new year, and Wenger has given Gunners fans a reason to be excited by saying that if a suitable target is identified, an offer will be made by the club “without any doubt”.
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