By Chris Harris

Arsène Wenger has left the door open for more than one signing before the transfer window slams shut.

The Arsenal manager started the summer by snapping up Moroccan striker Marouane Chamakh and French defender Laurent Koscielny but he is still in the market for players before the deadline passes on September 1.

At his pre-match press conference on Friday, Wenger admitted that he was "short numbers-wise" when it came to centre backs while the Frenchman has also been linked with a move for a new goalkeeper.

It would be a surprise if Wenger does not have one new signing to unveil before the start of next month and he is not ruling out the possibility of more.

"It depends on the opportunities," he said.

"It is difficult for me to say 'I don't buy anybody any more' and it is difficult to say 'I will bring two or three more players' if I am not on the verge of signing anyone."

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