Arsenal manager Unai Emery says the Gunners can only afford loan signings in January
Arsenal can only afford to loan players during the January transfer window and cannot make permanent signings, says manager Unai Emery.
The Gunners, who signed five first-team players in the summer window, have been strongly linked with a move for Barcelona midfielder Denis Suarez.
"I don't know now his [Suarez's] situation but we can only sign on a loan," Emery said.
"We cannot sign permanently. We can only loan players."
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Arsenal spent around £70m on four players last summer - Lucas Torreira, Matteo Guendouzi, Sokratis and Bernd Leno with Stephan Lichtsteiner also arriving on a free transfer - and signed striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang for a club record £56m in January 2018.