Arsenal transfers: A lot will happen in the last 10 days, insists Wenger
Arsenal transfers: Arsene Wenger says "a lot will happen" in the last 10 days of the transfer window after Arsenal beat Fenerbahce
Arsene Wenger insists that “a lot will happen” in the last 10 days of the transfer window after Arsenal eased to an impressive win over Fenerbahce on Wednesday.
Second-half goals from Kieran Gibbs, Aaron Ramsey and a penalty from Olivier Giroud helped the Gunners bounce back from their shock 3-1 defeat by Aston Villa at the weekend in the perfect fashion.
Wenger, whose side take a commanding 3-0 lead back to north London after the first leg of the Champions League play-off, was forced to switch Bacary Sagna to centre-half in Turkey after Laurent Koscielny was substituted with a nasty-looking gash to the head.
But when asked if he felt Arsenal lack cover at the back, Wenger told Sky Sports: “I believe that you’d have to travel a long way to find a better [defender] than Bacary Sagna, no matter how much money you have.
“Of course if we have some more accidents [we will strengthen] but we will not have injuries forever because [Thomas] Vermaelen will come back.”
He continued: “We are still a bit short at the back yes, one player maybe.
“But a lot will happen in the last 10 days. People don’t understand that it [the transfer window] is just really starting now.”
Arsenal travel to Fulham on Saturday lunchtime for their next Premier League game.