And it's claimed German star Ozil is now ready to put pen to paper on a new £225,000-a-week deal with the north London club. You want the Premier League to be the best league in the world and I think it has to produce this kind of game to produce interest and quality.
For the first time in more than two decades, Arsenal are heading into a new season without the Champions League campaign to contend with.
The 23-year-old England global has struggled to secure a regular place since arriving at Arsenal six years ago, but Wenger believes the winger has the potential to become a great player.
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Fresh from a Community Shield win against Chelsea at the Wembley Stadium, the Gunners are flying high even before the Premier League has begun.
They will take on a Foxes side with a new full-time manager at the helm, Craig Shakespeare, who was offered the job based on his work after taking over for Claudio Ranieri last season.
"I think because it is the first game, [the squad] is chomping at the bit to get started", Shakespeare said.
Sanchez, who was Arsenal's top scorer in the league with 24 goals last season, has been linked with a move to Paris St Germain in the French media, but Wenger has been adamant that he would stay at the Emirates Stadium.
Alexis Sanchez has also been ruled out with an abdominal injury and Laurent Koscielny is suspended as he's still serving his ban following his dismissal against Everton on the final day of last season.
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Arsenal and Arsene Wenger avoided disaster to end last season, saving a fifth-place finish with an FA Cup trophy.
But Leicester, which so astonishingly won the league in 2016, couldn't hold on for its first win at Arsenal since 1973.
A predictable Arsenal implosion followed, with Shinji Okazaki and Jamie Vardy putting Leicester in front. We were quite good previous year on corners and overall I believe that with a bit of work we can get that out of the system.
"You've got the season ahead to look forward to and everyone's raring to go", said captain Wes Morgan.
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