Arsene Wenger has called on José Mourinho to stop lamenting over his team’s lack of fund to purchase many players like his title rivals, per reports.
According to José Mourinho in his post-match conference against Burnley which ended up in a 2-2 draw, Manchester United spent only £300m in the summer compared to their neighbors and League leaders Manchester City who spent so much in the summer transfer.
Mourinho also claimed that clubs that are rich and willing to spend are natural title contenders because they always buy quality players irrespective of their monetary value.
Reacting to Mourinho’s comment, Arsene Wenger told Mourinho to start getting used to the situation instead of complaining. The Frenchman further told the Portuguese coach to perfectly use the players he’s gotten in the market to achieve his mission for the season.
Wenger said that he always find himself in the same position for 21 years, so he can’t start complaining now. According to Wenger via The Telegraph, there are three clubs that are richer than Arsenal in the transfer markets including Mourinho’s United.
“I have been in that position for 21 years so I can’t start to complain now. There have always been three or four teams richer than I am” he said.
Arsene Wenger also provides an update on Alexis Sanchez transfer rumors linking him out of the club. The Frenchman confirmed that there is no official Enquiries from any club for the Chilean striker. Alexis Sanchez is set to remain at the Emirates Stadium till the end of the season.
“We have not been approached by anyone….” Wenger told reporters.
The 68-year-Old manager further assured Gunners fans of busy January, he confirmed that he will be very active during next year’s winter transfer window so as to strengthen his team.
“Transfer window, I will be busy. Clubs will contact us to buy and loan players and I will be open to any possibilities to strengthen our team.” he said
According to him, Jack Wilshere will sign a contract extension in January.