By Chris Harris
Arsène Wenger believes that Arsenal's win over Wigan demonstrates why he does not need to add to his squad in January.
The Frenchman told Arsenal.com on Monday that he would not be in the market for players when the transfer window opens next month. Just 24 hours later Wenger saw his team cruise to a 2-0 win in the Carling Cup Quarter Finals despite making wholesale changes from his last Premier League line-up.
As far as the Arsenal manager is concerned, that shows how much quality and depth he already has at his disposal.
"We made nine changes [against Wigan] and we still don’t have Abou Diaby and Thomas Vermaelen, who are injured. Manuel Almunia and Sebastien Squillaci too.
"Then there are the players we rested like Marouane Chamakh. And Aaron Ramsey will be back in the squad [soon].
"I don’t know where to put the players. If you buy a player you have to give them a chance to play. Already we have international players who don’t get enough games."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