Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger said Friday that he will spend the club’s money in “an intelligent way” when the transfer window opens this summer, according to the team’s website.
Wenger was responding to comments from former player Sol Campbell, who said the club must “push the boat out” when they make a new signing, according to the website.
“What has not changed at all is our policy that we will be as ambitious as ever and spend the money we have available, if possible in an intelligent and wise way,” he said. “We have always spent money because we are ambitious for top-class players and if you look at the history of our last 15 years, we have always had top-class players. Sol Campbell is one of them.”
While Wenger admitted that clubs like Manchester City and Chelsea can outbid Arsenal, he added that he doesn’t think that should stop the team from competing for a championship.