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Arsene Wenger all but confirms Arsenal won't be signing Karim Benzema


Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has again insisted that he has no intention of signing a new striker.

Legend Thierry Henry told talkSPORT in mid-week that the Gunners would be title contenders if they sign Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema.

But the Frenchman believes that the goals will come from the likes of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil.

"I respect Thierry Henry a lot for his football knowledge but it's not as mathematical as that," Wenger is quoted as saying by London24.

"I believe we can win the league. We look when we go forward like we can score goals.

"Even when we were dominated in the second half against Chelsea, every time we crossed the halfway line it looked like something could happen.

"I think we have to develop our collective game and we have to depend less on one guy that comes in and scores all the goals.

"I don't see why a player like Oxlade-Chamberlain should not have an ambition to score 10 goals, Sanchez can score goals and Ozil has to fix himself a target of at least 10. We can share that more than when Thierry played.

"I think Giroud will not be far from 20, if he had played all of last season he would have scored 20. Walcott as well."

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