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Arsenal chief Gazidis: Wenger has changed face of football

Arsenal chief Ivan Gazidis says manager Arsene Wenger has changed the way the game is played around the world.

Former MLS boss Gazidis told the People: "I have a great relationship with Arsene. He is a big part of what attracted me to Arsenal.

"I think he has redefined not only the way Arsenal play, but I would even argue the way the Premier League is played and even beyond that.

"I am a huge admirer of his and we are extraordinarily fortunate to have a man like that at the helm.

"As for spending money, we believe in the young players that we have. If we go out and spend money in the transfer window then it relegates those players.

"We only make investments when we are signing a player who adds something to the squad. You saw us do that with Andrey Arshavin but we won't be doing it for the sake of it."

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