Chairman defends Arsene Wenger

September 4, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood admitted Tuesday that his club "can't compete" in the transfer market with its Barclays Premier League top-four rivals.

But Hill-Wood was confident the Gunners would mount a serious title challenge this season and insisted the board were not worried about manager Arsene Wenger's failure to win a trophy for seven years.

The Arsenal chairman also said he was "disgusted" by those fans who abused Wenger last season as the club once again came up ...

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