"That is why the club was clever to do that because we anticipated what we needed and we tried to do our best, not just for next season but the future". As for Spurs, Jake, Michael and Dan think they'll draw, while Peter expects Newcastle to run out winners in their first game back in the Premier League.
After two straight opening day defeats, and a series of failures in the league, this really is no-more-excuses time for Wenger, who, amidst much objection, signed a new two-year contract.
Manchester City's unfamiliarity with Brighton and Hove Albion can help Chris Hughton's promoted side start their Premier League campaign with an upset win on Saturday, midfielder Solly March has said.
Arsenal recorded five victories and two losses in the pre-season and are flying high as they've beaten Chelsea in the Community Shield and picked up first piece of silverware this season.
Much is made of the difference in earnings between superstar players and the general public, particularly as football revenues increase thanks to massive TV deals.
The Foxes go into the tie on a bad streak as they are now winless in 21 league games against the Gunners, with 14 of those matches having been losses.
Arsenal must not repeat the same mistake they did when selling Robin van Persie with Alexis Sanchez, Paul Merson has warned. Leicester exploited sloppiness by the Gunners to go ahead, leading to murmurings of discontent among the home crowd.
While the Mahrez had a interest to play for Arsenal and Roma.
But 20-year-old Nigeria starlet Iheanacho, signed from Manchester City last week, has been passed fit after sustaining a knock in a friendly against Borussia Monchengladbach. If that is going to mean better results and the title, I don't know'.