Wenger to await tests on injured Arteta before deciding on signings

2014-08-22 00:00

CAPE TOWN — Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will wait to hear the results of the tests conducted on injured captain Mikel Arteta before deciding on his transfer plans.

Wenger was speaking to the media ahead of his team’s clash against Everton tomorrow.

“We are like you [the media], we listen to the names.

“Sometimes I look at who we buy in the media but at the moment we are not in an emergency case,” said Wenger, according to the club’s website arsenal.com.

“We have the players we want but we are open as well to any opportunity until the end of the transfer window, who can strengthen our defensive department in quality and number,” Wenger said.

“I can’t tell you how likely I am [to make a signing], I just said I am open to doing it. It has to be linked with the needed quality.

“If you ask today the 20 top clubs in the world what they look for, they all look for the same positions.

“That means it is not necessarily out there,” said the Gunners’ boss.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
0 comments
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

 
/News

Book flights

Compare, Book, Fly

Traffic Alerts
Traffic
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.