Wenger can't afford to join Serie A vultures

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will not be joining the scramble to sign players from stricken Juventus.

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger will not be joining the scramble to sign players from stricken Juventus.

Juve are expected to part company with their household names after being relegated to Serie B and docked 30 points as punishment for their involvement in the Italian match-fixing scandal.

The likes of Real Madrid, Barcelona and Manchester United are circling over the Stadio Delle Alpi but high wage demands means Arsenal will not be tempted.

“This situation is disturbing the market because you have a flow of players coming out,” Wenger told the club’s official website, www.arsenal.com.

“But don’t forget that the players of Juventus are very well paid and not many clubs in the world can afford to pay these kinds of wages.

“We can not afford to do it. That is why we are not very much disturbed by the Juventus case. It is very unlikely because the wages are too high for us.”

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