With the transfer window deadline closing in, Arsene Wenger has revealed that he is ‘not confident’ that the club will bring in any more players before it shuts.

Speaking at his pre-Newcastle press conference, the boss was asked about the likelihood of new additions and, as we all know, Le Prof loves to leave it to the very last minute for many transfers as he knows that prices drop and players start to push for moves.

Having only brought in Petr Cech so far, in addition to a few kids who won’t be near the first team proper for a few years yet, the clamour from fans for the boss to sign a defensive midfielder and a striker has been particularly loud.

Admitting that he has targets that the club are pursuing, Wenger also said that they are ‘not close’ to signing any of them and, because of that, he’s not confident that anyone will be coming in.

Of course, as you all know, at this time of the year it’s impossible to believe a thing that Arsene Wenger says.

Like everyone else, we will just have to wait until the window shuts to know for sure.

Just a few days to go.