Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger insists the club will be busy this summer in the transfer market, despite you miserly approach in previous years.
The French boss has carved out a reputation as being reserved when its come to splashing cash on new players, with Wenger favouring younger players who have develop to come seasoned pros
However, Arsenal inability to keep pace with Manchester United in the title race has led to pressure from supporters and pundits alike that the club have to spend big this summer.
Wenger has reassured Arsenal fans by saying: "So we are quickly doing the last buying before the stores will be closed. And for the first time for a while, I will be very active, too.”
“The club is in a healthy financial situation and we have got the basis of the team but we know we want to be stronger next year,” he added.
“The fans need to trust us because the club is in a strong position.
“I share their disappointment because a few weeks ago we were in a position to win the league and in the end we play for qualifying in the Champions League.
“The team has given a lot this year, we will be active and busy certainly and will try to make the right decisions.
“We have to take it on the chin and come back stronger next season.”
The club crashed out of the Carling Cup, the FA Cup and the Champions League in quick succession before falling away in the title race in April, race drawing with Blackburn, Sunderland and Liverpool.
The likes of Gary Cahill, Karim Benzema and Yann M'Vila have all been linked with a move to Arsenal.