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The Gunners sit top of the table seven matches into the season and the Frenchman is hoping that they can end eight years without silverware next May

Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal have a "huge ambition" to build on their impressive start and win the Premier League title this season.

The Gunners sit top of the table seven matches into the season, and have not tasted defeat since an opening-day loss to Aston Villa.

The Frenchman spoke in front of fans and shareholders at the club's AGM on Thursday and optimistically suggested that they would have a "very good meeting" in May.

"Last season, we had a difficult start, but from the end of November to the beginning of May we redressed the results," he said.

"The biggest disappointment - and for the first time in 17 years - was we lost in the cup competitions to lower division teams.

"The Premier League is tight again this season. We need your [the fans'] support.

"We've had moments at the Emirates where we've not had that. But it's our job to also inspire you.

"We have huge ambition to win the league this season. At the end of May I'm confident we can have a very good meeting."

Wenger also spoke of his future transfer plans, with the club having come in for criticism after years of perceived under-spending on players.

"We were restricted financially and had to be strict, but we have come out of that," he explained.

"However, we have to defend our style of play and values, that comes from developing our own players, with youth policy and that should be core of our club.

"We will also look to buy proven quality - we did not need to scout to buy [Mesut] Ozil, it was just money.

"I am pleased we have shown you we are not afraid to spend."

Arsenal are unbeaten in the Premier League since the loss to Villa.

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