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Arsenal legend Adams slams Wenger's transfer and wage policies

Arsenal legend Tony Adams says the club's transfer and wage policies are now coming back to bite them. Adams believes one of Arsenal's greatest failings is a wage structure that pays top players too little and average players too much.

"I know Arsene would not spend £25million on buying Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer for example, no matter how much he might need a new keeper," Adams told

"I think that is a great policy, but the club needs to restructure its wages spend, that is a vastly different matter.

"The club are paying in excess of £150million on players' wages but there have been a lot of average players on £50,000 a week when the big teams now need four or five players on a lot of money.

"Arsenal do not attract those big players because of their wages structure."

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