Arsene Wenger says more Premier League deals to be done!

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Updated: August 28, 2016
Non League

Arsene Wenger is set to take Arsenal’s summer spending close to £100million with the double signing of Shkodran Mustafi and forward Lucas Perez.

The Frenchman believes that every Premier League club remains open for business.

Defender Shkodran Mustafi and forward Lucas Perez arrived in London for medicals on Friday.

The Gunners had been keen to strengthen their squad before the transfer window closes next week.

Wenger has had a tricky summer especially when Jamie Vardy snubbed a move away from Leicester.

He did mange to bring in midfielder Granit Xhaka from Borussia Monchengladbach and Rob Holding from Bolton which had left Asenal fans feeling frustrated.

Wenger joked that he is “scared” of the money that Arsenal are about to spend and predicts the Premier League clubs will easily top £1billion in summer transfer spending.

“I always told you it’s not a question of numbers. It’s ‘Do you have the money to spend it?’,” he said.

“That is the first question. And after, ‘Do you make sure that you spend it well?’.

“And I think when I told you the transfer is linked of course with talent, the expected strength, but as well with resale.

“When you buy a player of 24 you can always get your money back.”

“There are many, many clubs in England who have a big amount of money available and haven’t spent yet – you could say all of them.

“Who has finished in the market? Nobody. Everybody is waiting, I think, to get the deals done.

“The clubs who want to sell to English clubs, today they fetch a huge amount of money so it takes a long time to settle and then the clubs resist, resist and maybe in the next three days everybody will find agreements.”

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