Why Arsenal fans won’t be happy with Arsene Wenger’s latest comments

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The Frenchman believes value in the transfer market is hard to find.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says it will be difficult to improve the club’s playing squad despite the judgement of the media, reports the Daily Star.

The Gunners boss has hinted the club won’t be making huge strides in the transfer market this summer, in spite of the club trailing Premier League leaders Leicester City by 13 points with five games yet to play.

Wenger sanctioned just one signing during last year’s off-season, capturing Chelsea’s out of favour goalkeeper Petr Cech for £10 million. In January, the Gunners added Basel midfielder Mohamed Elneny to his squad but the Frenchman believes it will be tough to add immediate quality to his starting line-up.

Arsenal made successive big-money signings in 2013 and 2014, with the purchase of Real Madrid’s Mesut Ozil and Barcelona forward Alexis Sanchez. However, in spite of the north Londoners’ failure to capture a league title, Wenger has reservations over finding suitable additions.

As quoted in the Daily Star, Wenger said: “We have to strengthen our squad but it’s not obvious to find the players despite the money the English clubs will have.

"Of course we will work very hard to do that. We are already working. But we have to find the players and that is not easy.

"The core is not good enough? That’s an outside point of view. We have again to analyse it in an objective way.

"And this team has won many games and the quality of many games was at top level."

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