"I didn't know the roster very well and I wanted to find a manager to build the team. We wanted to see with Tudor who deserve to play with PAOK. Today we have ten new players and Pelkas. We want to give them time to settle in. I am very optimistic about PAOK's season. We want to reach as far as possible in Europe and finish as high as possible in the champiosnhip. Our target is to win the champiosnhip. I want to see our players progress and improve. I am impressed by the pitches here in Greece. We wish to play good football. " Arnesen origianlly said.
About Tudor: "He is very ambitious and disciplined. I have to support him and he knows that he is under pressure. We are very satisfied with him till now. We wanted a young and ambitious manager. I risked with Tudor who has great quality though".
About the amount of money spent: "We didn't want to reduce the budget and therefore quality. We had to use the money in the right way. We have competition for the starting eleven. If you buy a 22-year-old player you invest in him and you can sell him for more money. If we need another player we will buy one".
About Berbatov: "Mr Savvidis asked me if I wanted Berbatov in the team. Of course I did. We acquired him at the last moment because he was in touch with two teams from Premier League. We are glad to have him. He is a worldwide star.
About Lucas and Noboa: "I was not happy that we let Lucas leave. He wanted to leave. We let him go in order to receive the right amount of money. Tha same happened with Noboa case.
About Malezas and the defenders: "We didn't look for another defender. We have many young players and I am happy with this. My priority is the mens' team and then the Academy. We aim to become one of the best Academies in Europe. It's important to have players from our academy who understand what PAOK is".
About his plan: "If we evolve two of our players and sell them in a good price but don't manage to succeed in the championship, it will be a failure. We have to combine them both. It's importnt to compete in the Champainos League.