you can get a Scholes or Giggs. They're not falling off trees, that's for sure."
One thing that is for certain is Manchester City look set to maintain their position as the biggest spenders in the market.
"No-one can match City's financial power," he added. "No-one. We have to accept it. Shall we do it a different way? Obviously we'll look at younger players with the potential to develop within the club because we're good at that, so we'll stay with that."