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Wenger Hints At More Signings

Arsenal manager, Arsene Wenger, has hinted that his summer spending spread might not be finished and believes his side can challenge for the title this year.

The Frenchman says he is generally excited about his squad for the upcoming season, but didn’t want to rule out another signing until the transfer window closes.

"I could still do something, I won't rule it out. Numbers wise we are maybe a bit short in certain areas, but the depth of the squad is very good. I'm very excited by this group,” he told the media in his pre-match press conference.

"I am happy with our signings. (Mathieu) Debuchy, (Calum) Chambers and Sanchez have integrated well with the team. We are not destabilised. It is a strong re-enforcement of our squad.

"This is the calmest environment I remember certainly, but I am long enough in the job to know that all that matters is the first game. I know the toughness of the Premier League.”

Wenger believes his side was very close to the top last year after they were leading the Premier League for 128 days and urges his squad to take more points against the direct contenders.

"We were top of the league for so long last year,” he added.

“We need to take more points from the top teams and that will be our real challenge this year and keep the consistency we had last year against the teams that are not challenging for the championship.

"It will be a tough competition. We finished fourth last year with 79 points. Manchester City won with 86, so it was very tight.

“It was very tight in the top four. If you win against them, they have three points less, then it is down to one game. It is tough to predict who will win it. We know it will be tough.

"There are six or seven teams who are genuine contenders for the Premier League. You only assess the contenders once the window closes."

Arsenal start their Premier League campaign with a home game against Crystal Palace, who just released manager Toni Pulis, on Saturday.

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