Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says north London rivals Tottenham may have to sell England striker Harry Kane to fund their new stadium.
The £850million development is nearing completion, with some suggesting that the final bill could be closer to £1billion for the 62,062 seater stadium.
Wenger was in charge of Arsenal when they moved from the Library to the Emirates at a cost of £390million in 2006 and has used this reason as an excuse for their lack of transfer activity and success for many years.
Why Wenger feels he has the authority to speak about our football club and the way we run it is absolutely beyond me. Instead, he should be focusing on trying to beat Huddersfield, embarrassingly Arsenal are yet to pick up any points away from home in the Premier League this season.
He even had the audacity to suggest that Spurs would even have to consider selling players to Arsenal, you would think he would be trying to focus on his own club at his final press conference. Never mind, Arsene, you’re only 14 points behind us in the table and face a successive season of Europa League football.
The only person qualified to comment on this is Daniel Levy and we know how much of a shrewd operator he can be.
“The prices for the stadiums have doubled but the transfers of the players have tripled or quadrupled,” he told a press conference on Friday.
“A £10million player when we built the stadium was huge.
“Today a guy like Kane, I don’t know for how much they can sell him. £100m? So they might get more supply.
“But they have to face it. Will they have to sell players? Even to Arsenal maybe!”
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