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Wenger eyes new Arsenal deal

ARSENE WENGER today again ruled out leaving Arsenal before the end of his contract - and hinted for the first time he would like to stay on past 2014.

The Gunners boss (63) still has another season left to run on his current deal, but has been linked with a summer switch to big-spending Paris St Germain.

Wenger, though, stressed his only focus was on securing Arsenal a top-four finish in the Premier League again and then planning to further strengthen the squad in the transfer window, with the best part of a £100m war chest at his disposal.

Speaking at this morning's media conference ahead of the trip to relegated QPR tomorrow evening, Wenger said: "I answered that question already. I respect my contracts.

"I want to stay (on past 2014) if I do well and if I consider or the club considers that I do well, that is all.

"I want this club to do well, that is my basic feeling.

"We have gone through a period that was very sensitive, we are coming out of it now, in a much stronger position financially.

"I believe the club is in a very strong position for the future." The French coach is in no doubt when he does eventually call it a day, Arsenal will be in good shape for the future.

"I believe a big club should be run where everybody does his job and I try to do my job. The only thing I can say is that I do it with a lot of commitment and a lot of loyalty. I try to do as well as a I can for this club," he said.

"I believe that this club is today in a very, very strong position and has gone through a very sensitive period in a very intelligent way. After that, everything is here to have a great future."


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