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Arsene Wenger is urging Arsenal fans to forget lack of new arrivals

By Staff Reporter

Published 11/09/2015

Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has urged Arsenal fans to focus on getting behind the current players and not why the club failed to sign a replacement for injured forward Danny Welbeck.

England forward Welbeck is expected to be out until Christmas after he underwent surgery on a knee problem which caused him to miss the end of last season.

Speaking ahead of tomorrow's Premier League match against Stoke, Wenger said: "To support the club and support the team is to stand behind the players.

"Support is believing in the players in the squad and this is a good opportunity to do that.

"I am confident I have enough cover and enough quality. We have Alexis (Sanchez), we have (Olivier) Giroud, we have (Theo) Walcott. We can score goals, I am not worried about that."

Wenger rebuffed suggestions he should have just raided the Emirates Stadium bank vault regardless.

"It's a decision. Do you buy because he strengthens the squad or not? The solutions were not convincing," he said.

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