By Richard Clarke
Cash from the Emirates Stadium move will allow Arsène Wenger to buy a player who "costs a fortune" if they are needed.
For the foreseeable future, the Arsenal manager intends to stick with his policy of recruiting Europe's brightest young talent and imbibing them in the culture of the North London club. However, by the end of the next campaign, Wenger believes the revenue created from the ground move will have increased his spending power in the transfer market.
"I think that we will see the difference at the end of the 2008/09 season," he told France Football. "We will have many more funds available.
"My priority will be to keep the players I already have. I believe in the virtues of the team and I think that we can only keep and develop the players by transmitting a club culture - a culture from generation to generation.
"They must be impregnated with the Club's culture. If a club is only an entry and an exit door, you do not go far. The love of the game must be transmitted.
"But, if one day, one player can help us reach another level and he costs a fortune, we will still be able to get this player."Copyright 2017 The Arsenal Football Club plc. Permission to use quotations from this article is granted subject to appropriate credit being given to www.arsenal.com as the source