Wenger: I have the backing I need

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Manager Arsene Wenger maintains he has always felt fully supported by the Arsenal board.

Uzbek billionaire Alisher Usmanov, the club's second-largest shareholder, on Thursday reiterated in an interview with American broadcaster CNBC his desire to further invest in the Barclays Premier League club.

Speaking ahead of Saturday's Barclays Premier League trip to Wigan, Wenger said: "I believe I have always had the support from the board, and am very grateful for that. We have worked over the years in respecting in what we did, which is to always work within our financial resources."

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