In a sly dig at City, who have benefitted from the significant investment of the ruling family of the UAE that has not been stopped by UEFA's failed Financial Fair Play plan.
Meanwhile, Wenger said he would not comment on the ongoing talks about signing Pierre Emerick Aubameyang as a replacement for the Chilean, despite Borussia Dortmund saying publicly on Saturday that Arsenal have made their first approach. There is no point in trying to hide or deny but it is not done at all.
TWITTERBBC Sport journalist David Ornstein says Mino Raiola is blocking Henrikh Mkhitaryan's Arsenal move
Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been pictured outside a London hotel following reports he has agreed to join Arsenal.
Alexis Sanchez bid farewell to his Arsenal team-mates on Friday night as his protracted switch to Manchester United was on the verge of completion.
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"I am not the guy with the mathematics", said Guardiola at his press conference on Friday. "Sometimes people think transfers involve a lot on the managers in the negotiations".
Clearly, Wright knows just how much Arsenal are going to miss Sanchez. "We wish him all the best". Maybe it's because there are two opportunities in Manchester and maybe he thinks to go to one or the other, and then one maybe thinks, "I don't want [Sanchez] anymore".
Speaking after his side's hard fought 0-1 win over Burnley, Mourinho candidly called the move "so close", while Wenger admitted it was likely to be wrapped up in the next 48 hours.More news: Pelosi: Trump Gets F for 'Failure in Leadership'
City was close to signing Sanchez previous year, but a deal fell through on the final day of the transfer window. I don't know where they're going to hurt Palace. "But plenty of time".
Mourinho did confirm Mkhitaryan will not be involved against Burnley on Saturday afternoon (Sunday morning AEDT), however, despite being at full fitness.
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"I can say that, in this moment, I don't see many left-backs better than this Luke Shaw".