Wenger: Transfer rules must be overhauled or scrapped

Ruben Hill
September 23, 2017

"Something will happen. It is for the first time that, politically, the German prime minister came out", he said in comments published by British newspapers on Saturday. However, the manager has warned that because of the inflation of the transfer market, more and more players are set to enter the last years on their contracts.

Ramsey and Welbeck, both 26, are into the final two years of their respective deals.

Wenger told a news conference on Thursday morning: "I believe that he has adapted to the team play, to the way we want to play football".

"I believe the regulation has to be stricter and clearer, or open it completely and say: you do what you want, if you inject the money and you guarantee that you pay".

Arsenal smashed their transfer record to sign Alexandre Lacazette for £56.5 million but that amount paled in comparison to the sum Paris Saint-Germain paid for Neymar (€222million/£198 million).

"I think politically something will happen in the next 12 months to regulate and limit the transfer amount". But you can not be in between.

Arsene Wenger wants Danny Welbeck and Aaron Ramsey to pen new long-term deals with the club.

Manager Arsene Wenger insists the talks are unrelated to the uncertainty this summer that surrounded the futures of Alexis Sanchez, Mesut Ozil and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, with the Englishman eventually joining Liverpool.

"Because you will be in a position where you [either] extend for money that you can not afford, or you let them go into the final year of their contract", Wenger said.

"Many times he was a regular player here, but he had some fitness worries as well. So the club can not sell and the player doesn't extend his contract".

"Clubs will soon have to either extend for money you can't afford - or let the player run down his contract".

Other reports by Click Lancashire

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