Mikel Arteta has warned Arsenal that competition will be even tougher if they hope to secure a Premier League title next season.
Wolves visited Emirates Stadium on Sunday for a match that at one stage looked like it would mark Arsenal’s coronation as champions for the first time in 19 years, but instead, they entered the final match eight points behind champions Man City.
Arteta’s side led by that margin only recently in April, and the boss has urged his players to end the season on a high and give fans a once-in-a-lifetime hope. more next year.
“The competition will be even tougher next season,” said Arteta. “In my opinion, this is the most difficult season in my 22 years in this tournament.
“In order for (competitive) we have a really promising plan, we have to rethink a little bit, take a step back, make sure this is the right plan and move on with determination and desire. more to do even better.
“Now it is about finishing the season on a stellar basis and delivering a great performance and a win in front of our people to express our gratitude.
“(We) have received a lot of the incredible energy they have infused us throughout the season, and (we will) start building for next season. We have to end it in the best possible way. It’s been a journey, full of emotions.
“Looking at it with a little perspective, there is a lot more than just on the pitch that has happened at the club that deserves a lot of recognition.
“We have to perfect everything we do, we have to seek excellence in everything we come into contact with and we’re in on that which will have a big impact at the club.”