By Nick Teale

Arsène Wenger insists that he won't be breaking any spending records in the January transfer window.

A host of names have been linked to Emirates Stadium since the manager told Arsenal TV Online that he would consider signing a striker in the New Year.

But Wenger has explained that while there is money available to him, he would rather see his injured players return to fitness than splash out in the transfer market.

"At the moment I would say no, we won't break any records," said the Frenchman.

"We haven't found what we want but there is money there.

"Ideally, I would just like our injured players back. I always said I would not buy any players if we had no injuries.

"Let's not dream. You must be a magician to go out there today and buy a player who can play in the Champions League, who is free and who has top world-class quality."

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