By Chris Harris

Arsène Wenger insists he will do what he thinks is right for Arsenal Football Club - even if it clashes with the opinions of others.

The Arsenal manager has been urged by fans and the media alike to bring in new signings before the transfer window closes on August 31 and he fully intends to do that.

However Wenger points out that he has been under pressure to strengthen certain areas of his squad before and has gone against the common consensus - with excellent results.

"Think about the goalkeeping situation for example, where everybody pushed us to buy a player," he said. "Today that situation has changed [with the emergence of Wojciech Szczesny and Lukasz Fabianski].

“You have to be open-minded and humble, but also determined when you have beliefs. We care about opinions, but at the end of the day you have to make decisions. I personally try to do what is right for this Club when I make a decision.

"I look at the opinions of people, of course, but if I feel deeply about a decision then I do it. It is sometimes controversial. I do not think I know everything about football but I have massive experience."

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