In an interview with Arsenal.com, Wenger was telling us how hard they are working on making new signings and that he hopes to bring in ‘one or two’ new players.
I hope he did not really mean one or two as we need close to five new players this summer. We understand that it is not easy signing the players you want and that it takes time.
“We are working very hard on it,” he told Arsenal.com. “For me, the best thing is not to talk too much about it. The more you speak about things, the less chance you have to achieve them. The only thing that I can promise you is that we will work very hard and we have had some long nights to achieve what we want to achieve.
“I can understand [the impatience among the fans]. Believe me, I know all the clubs in the world and everybody needs the same players for the same positions. If there were an obvious choice, people would have already made their decisions. We are at the top level and therefore need exceptional quality to strengthen our side. I can understand that people say ‘you have money, just go out and buy’. But it’s not only that, we want to find the quality we need.
“I have said many times that we were very close to winning things last season, despite the disappointment we had at the end. I hope that provokes a response from my players. We were so close this time we want to come back and achieve it.
“My responsibility is first of all not to lose players and then to add and make us stronger.
“Let’s hope we can bring in one or two more additions of top quality.”