Manchester United will face PSV at Old Trafford in the Champions League on Wednesday evening.
The former midfielder says the players they may want to buy will already be at top clubs.
The midfielder is hoping they have ridden themselves of the soft tag that has plagued the side for years.
Both Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur are aiming for a top-four finish in the Premier League this season.
Arsene Wenger was deep in conversation with Mathieu Flamini during Arsenal's training session on Monday.
Tottenham beat the Blues 5-3 on New Year's Day - but things could be even better this time around.
Brendan Rodgers is considered an outsider to land the Queens Park Rangers job.
Tottenham Hotspur defeated West Ham United 4-1 on Sunday.
Arsenal are far from certain of a place in the last 16 of the Champions League this season.
West Ham were defeated 4-1 by Tottenham on Sunday.