Arsene Wenger refuses to rule out further recruits at Arsenal

Arsene Wenger

The Gunners manager has only added Petr Cech so far but says he will dip back into the market if the right players are available.

Arsene Wenger has told the club’s official website that he is refusing to rule out any more signings arriving at the Emirates this summer.

The Gunners manager has only brought in one player this summer, with Petr Cech arriving from capital rivals Chelsea.

That deal has seen him significantly strengthen one of the weaker areas in his team and add proven quality to a side already full of talent, and although Wenger is pleased with the standard of those at his disposal, he admits that he will make further reinforcements if the right players are made available.

“I don’t close the door,” he told arsenal.com

“If we can find any player who can strengthen the squad then we will. We have strengthened the squad already and I believe part of the success of the team is down to the level of cohesion.”

Where should Arsenal look to improve?

If Wenger were to add further fresh faces this summer, it is fair to say that most fans would be looking for a striker to be towards the top of that wishlist.

Who the Gunners could move for, though, is another matter entirely, with any move likely to be a costly one. Gonzalo Higuain looks to be the favourite for many, but Napoli would only sanction a sale if his buy-out clause is met - reported by Gazzetta dello Sport to be £71 million.

The likes of Karim Benzema and Edinson Cavani would also fit the bill, but again would come at a high price. If that is the case, and he has to dig deep for attacking recruits, Wenger may choose to stick with what he has, meaning that Olivier Giroud may be leading the line for a little while longer.

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