Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger admits the club are no closer to bringing former captain Patrick Vieira back to the club.
Wenger is ready to offer Vieira a return to North London after selling the Frenchman to Juventus in 2005.
The 33-year-old is reportedly surplus to requirements at Inter Milan, and a return to the club with which he enjoyed nine glorious years at Highbury seemed on the cards.
However, Wenger - who also feels Moroccan striker Marouane Chamakh has been overpriced by Bordeaux - revealed an imminent announcement on Vieira was not in the pipeline.
"Not at the moment, no," said Wenger, when asked if they were close to completing a deal from Vieira.
"We can still make do with one or two players more.
"One could be in the defensive areas, and one in the attacking areas."
Wenger, speaking at Arsenal's charity launch at the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital, added: "We make a few enquires for players, but we are nowhere near to signing anybody at the moment.
"Usually the transfer market speeds up from August 26 up to midnight on 31st - especially in the last two hours."
Regardless of whether Wenger is keen to re-sign Vieira, Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho says neither the Gunners nor Spurs have been in touch regarding a move for the veteran.
"If they want him, they have to let us know," stated Mourinho. "I have to say until this moment, no Tottenham, no Arsenal. They have not contacted us."
TalksOne player who could be on his way out of Arsenal is defender Philippe Senderos with the Swiss international in talks with Everton and Wenger admits he could be departing soon.
"There is an interest from Everton, but he is still our player," said Wenger.
"He has an opportunity to go because he only has one year left on his contract, so we will see what happens next week."