Arsene Wenger will stay at Arsenal at least until the end of next season according to the Sun. The French boss was rumoured to be a target for Paris Saint-Germain as a replacement for the Real Madrid bound Carlo Ancelotti.
But sources at the Emirates say that Wenger has every intention of staying at the club until his contract expires at the end of next season. Wenger has famously never broken a contract in his career and doesn’t look set to break that trend now.
Arsenal still have a fight on their hands to finish in the top four but if they do, then the board have promised Wenger a substantial transfer kitty to spend in the summer.
Arsenal only a couple of top players away from big two
He is ready to change his traditional strategy in the transfer market and spend big on world class stars to get Arsenal back on a par with Man Utd and Man City.
Although they are a massive 21 points behind champions Man Utd, the Arsenal squad still has real quality and if Wenger could find another Patrick Vieira, Dennis Bergkamp and Tony Adams then his side could be strong enough to go the distance with the Manchester sides.
Obviously players of that class don’t come cheap but if Wenger decides to use his transfer funds on three £20m players rather than lots of cheap youngsters then they will be a force to be reckoned with.
However, it is possible that Wenger has lost his knack of finding gems in the transfer window with none of his signings of the last five years comparing to those of his first five years in England.
PSG will now turn their attention to Malaga chief Manuel Pellegrini or maybe even make a shock move for Everton boss David Moyes. The Scot’s future at Goodison is uncertain, and it is known that he is tempted to test himself in a top league other than the Premiership.