Wenger Sets Arsenal 85-Point Target For New Season

Arsenal will start a season without Champions League football for the first time in 20 years
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"When you have made 75 points (last season), your target is to get 10 points more". The new City recruit has spoken of the massive potential of his former team-mate and how big an impact he would make in the Premier League.

The Brazil superstar is expected to complete a £200.6million move from Barcelona in the coming days after the Ligue 1 giants agreed to pay his release clause.

We spoke to Arsenal season ticket holder Faisal Khan (@fkhanage) to see how highly he rates the Gunners and the Reds ahead of the new season.

"[City] are still hopeful that Arsenal will decide to cash in at around £45 million, rather than run the risk of losing Sanchez, 28, for nothing when his contract expires next summer", Hetherington noted.

Sanchez is out of contract at the end of the 2017-18 campaign and the Chile worldwide has been heavily linked with Premier League rivals Manchester City.

How optimistic or pessimistic are you for the new season, and why?

Despite our worst league campaign under Arsene Wenger last season, we did win our third trophy in four years and so #WeGoAgain.

Arsene Wenger at Wembley Stadium, London, August 6.

"That's normal to live with, but I want to focus on my job and do as well as I can and win absolutely every competition".

But Arsenal blew Chelsea away with a sensational display, Aaron Ramsey's 79th-minute victor securing a 2-1 win that brought the beleaguered Wenger a record seventh success in the competition.

"Ramsey has a chance but I think he could be short as well".

No team in Premier League history won more matches than Chelsea in 2016/17 but the fact is Antonio Conte's side played a miserly 47 games in all competitions that required no travel outside the country. Arsenal have been tailing Thomas Lemar persistently, despite Monaco's insistence that they want to keep the player at the club.

In a long explanation, Wenger claimed that there would be no effect on performance and that it would create an "ideal" competitive atmosphere in which individuals would be motivated to play for their futures - at Arsenal or elsewhere.

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