"The solution is not always to buy players" - Wenger

In an interview with BBC Sport, Arsene Wenger has given his reasons for keeping faith in the current Arsenal squad without the need for reinforcing further (yet).Full transcript below:"The money is there to buy, but you must find better players than the players you have and at the moment we haven't found that. It's as simple as that."You can say what you want, but Eduardo is a fantastic football player, and [if] you buy a striker you put someone in the way. Bendtner is a fantastic football player, van Persie is a fantastic football player, Walcott as well, Arshavin as well. They are all strikers."For the sake of buying you must find better players than the ones you have. I'm very confident we have quality players.Wenger also dashed speculation suggesting he would not be allowed to spend big money on any single player:"They (the board) would certainly say, ‘are you sure?' first. And if I say ‘yes' they would (release the funds)."Football is not all about money, it as well about quality of work, quality of the development of your team and in England every time you don't win a game, or play as well as people expect, they say buy players."The solution is not always to buy players, I believe that we have a transfer policy where we have to be very strong now."We have built a new stadium, look at all the teams who have built new stadiums and where they are."We have managed to stay at the top and build a new stadium and make profit and pay our debt back and I believe that doesn't get the credit it deserves at the moment. It's not as easy as people think it is."Wenger says he has no idea whether Man City will finish in the top four this coming season, preferring to focus on the task at hand at the Emirates:"I envisage only one order, and that means Arsenal on top. All the rest can do what they want. That is not any problem."We're always under pressure to buy because we have not been as successful as people want us. We wanted to be successful last year."It is always difficult to approach the level of improvement in a team which is very young. A team who is 28-years-of-age, or 29-years-of-age has maybe 5% of room to improve. A team of 22-years-of-age has maybe 30% room for improvement."Whether we achieve that or not is always the question mark. It is very difficult to rate before the season has started but I am very confident because we have quality, attitude, talent and we have ambition."I'm confident we will do very well."
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