Arsenal - AW Reflects As He Looks To Next Year
UK time is: 10:28:13
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

AW Reflects As He Looks To Next Year

Arsene Wenger can't wait for next season to start, so Arsenal can start challenging for the Premiership.

This season has been a big disapointment for Arsenal, exiting the Champions League and FA Cup early, while they will battle it out for third place in the Premiership on Sunday.

Wenger is determined to have a better season next year, and can't wait to get going.

'We want to finish as quickly as possible and start again,' said Wenger

'I would be happy if you said to me tomorrow we start again straight away, cut out the holidays and let's go for it again, because it will be a long summer.

'But we have to adapt and use this period to go away and reflect on what has happened this year, make the right assessment and start again in a very efficient way.

'We have adapted now to the new stadium, we have learned, and hopefully we will recover our injured players in the summer and start well.'


After talking about having a time of reflection, Wenger seemed to have done his own already. He has identified Arsenal's problem already and will surely spend the next few months trying to sort them out.

He said: 'Our conversion rate is not the best in the league. It is mid-table. Our aggressiveness is a little bit lower than the others.

'On the other hand, we have shown qualities that nobody else has shown. We are the only team that has scored 21 goals in the last 15 minutes.

'We have a mental strength and a technical quality that can really be predominant.'


Wenger continued: 'If you make a table of the top four in the Premiership, we are top. If you make a table of the top 10 we are second, three points behind Manchester United.

'If you make a table of the top 20, we are 22 points behind the leader.

'It means we have lost the points against the second part of the table. That shows that we have to progress and improve in some areas. But, as well as that, we have the potential to fight for the championship.'





Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!



Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Nick Simmonett  Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Saturday May 12 2007

Time: 3:58PM

 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Audio - Progress Pleases Wenger (Sunday May 24 2015)

Wenger - Albion Focus Will Help Us (Saturday May 23 2015)

Arsenal v West Bromwich Albion (Saturday May 23 2015)

Audio - Wenger On Sunderland Draw (Thursday May 21 2015)

Stats: Arsenal v Sunderland (Thursday May 21 2015)

Quartet Get England Call (Thursday May 21 2015)

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll
ScoopDragon Premier League Network Sites

Vital Members League (view all)

1. Naijagunner 34
2. Amos. 25
3. Nwankwo25 10
4. Wyn Mills 6
5. Galway Gooner 5
6. kd19 5
7. shewore 5
8. paul_ownz 4
9. Joe_@** 3
10. julieloveshenry4ever 2

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Chelsea 38 26 9 3 +41 87
2. Man City 38 24 7 7 +45 79
3. Arsenal 38 22 9 7 +35 75
4. Man Utd 38 20 10 8 +25 70
5. Spurs 38 19 7 12 +5 64
6. Liverpool 38 18 8 12 +4 62
7. Southampton 38 18 6 14 +21 60

Breaking League News

Unbelievably Stupid!
Man Utd : 25/05/2015 10:10:00
The Ped Report...City 2-0 Southampton
Man City : 25/05/2015 10:00:00
Youngster Set to Leave!
Man Utd : 25/05/2015 09:59:00
Former Hammer is Favourite for the Post
West Ham : 25/05/2015 09:53:01
Scandalous!
Chelsea : 25/05/2015 09:47:01

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Sunderland MotM
Suggested By:  Site Staff
Ospina 9%
Bellerin 8%
Mertesacker 0%
Koscielny 50%
Gibbs 0%
Cazorla 0%
Ramsey 8%
Wilshere 0%
Ozil 25%
Sanchez 0%
Giroud 0%
Sub - Walcott 0%
Sub - Rosicky 0%