Gazidis – Arsenal are proud of our sustainable youth policy (full transcript)

The Arsenal Chief Executive Ivan Gazidis has made it clear that Arsenal will be continuing with the policy of buying promising youngsters and bringing them through the Arsenal Academy, and he has made an attempt to explain the reasoning behind it.

Everyone knows the gist of what he said, but here is the full explanation he gave to Fox News: “Our financial model does mean we can’t afford to compete with oil money, and we can’t afford to compete with super-wealthy individuals from Russia,”

“But I think the more important thing about our model is that it’s sustainable.