The Gunners failed in their attempts to strengthen the squad in the January transfer window, which has resulted in their title bid stuttering over the last couple of months.
The longest serving Arsenal boss insists his side are really focused and working very hard every day on potential summer recruits.
According to Daily Mail, he said:
We do spend time on next season, we are really focused and working very hard.
Every day we spend time on that.
Wenger, whose side are currently fifth in the table and two points behind fourth-placed Everton, also backed the Gunners to secure Champions League qualification. He said:
It’s vital to me to do it [qualify for the Champions League]. I want this club to play in the top level competition. For that you want to be in the Champions League.
What will be an advantage is our desire to play in this competition because we love the Champions League and just to imagine how much we love it will help us to achieve it.
I would like them rather to concentrate on the pleasure to be in it [than worry about not qualifying].
We had a difficult schedule and today the rate of the negative results and negative aspects of the results in the big games is massive.
To deal with that is very difficult. When you have a succession of big games one after the other, if you lose the first one you are always in trouble.
Wenger is reportedly set to be handed a huge transfer kitty said to be in the region of £100 million in the summer. The Gunners are now in a stronger financial position owing to the renewal of key sponsorship deals and money accrued by the club from the sale of properties developed on the former ground.
The Frenchman, if still in charge this summer, will have no excuse for not investing in beefing up the squad to challenge for silverware both domestically and in Europe next season. The squad isn’t bad but a few more additions would take them from challengers to among the favourites.
The Gunners are short both in terms of quantity and quality in the striker position as Giroud has proved to be wasteful at times and the lack of backup in that position has hurt us big time this season. Hopefully, we can land a lethal striker in the class of Diego Costa, Mario Mandzukic or Jackson Martinez.
We cannot expect Wenger to spend all the money, but hopefully he/the club will spend enough to bring in what we need.
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