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Football: Wenger can splash the cash says Gunners chief

Published on Feb 15, 2014 2:22 AM

LONDON (AFP) - Arsenal chairman Chips Keswick has told Arsene Wenger he is free to splash the cash in the next transfer window after the Premier League club revealed cash reserves of over £120 million (S$252 million) in their latest financial results.

The Gunners' parent company on Friday published figures covering the six months up to November 30, 2013.

Although those results showed there was a group loss before tax of £2.2 million, Arsenal's sound financial footing was clear to see.

Gunners manager Wenger is often cautious about spending large sums on players, but he did shatter the club's record transfer fee with the £42.5 million purchase of Germany midfielder Mesut Ozil from Real Madrid in September.

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