By Rob Kelly

Arsène Wenger says that the Club is active in the transfer market - but he is only willing to sign a ‘special’ player before the deadline.

The transfer window shuts at 11pm (UK time) on Friday, and Arsenal have been linked with a host of players in recent weeks.

While Wenger is relaxed about the possibility of making some new additions, he admits there is likely to be some movement.

“We have enough [players], that is for sure, but you always want to improve your squad and if we find a top, top, top player we will do it,” he said.

“We are working very, very hard. We have resources available so if it is not happening now it will happen in December.

"We are active but we do not just want to bring average players in. If we find a special player who can find us a plus we will do it, if not we will not do it.

“But we believe strongly that we have the quality in our squad to do very well. We have already bought Cazorla, Podolski and Giroud of course. So you cannot say we have not bought, but when you listen to people you always have to buy more.

“What is important as well is to believe in the players you have and we will get our long-term injuries back.”

A number of Arsenal players have been linked with moves away from the Club, but Wenger says this will not have a direct impact on potential new signings.

“That is not necessarily linked,” he said. “For example, we might have one or two players going out without [the squad] necessarily being compensated because they haven't played games for us. It depends on the number of games they have played for us.

“There is a chance that [Nicklas Bendtner] is leaving, where is not decided at the moment. No [we have not reached any agreement]. We are open to anything.”

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30 Aug 2012